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AASLD Liver Meeting 2015

AASLD Liver Meeting 2015

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For the next several days, liver disease experts from around the world will be in San Francisco learning and sharing the latest developments in liver disease at the annual Liver Meeting.

Today, the one-day postgraduate course covered common clinical conditions, including non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, hepatitis C, liver cancer/hepatocellular carcinoma, and complications of cirrhosis, including volume overload/ascites, malnutrition, and hepatic encephalopathy.

More updates will be posted through the meeting.

Dr. Joe Galati

Liver Meeting 2015

 

 

 

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Dr. Galati and Liver Specialists of Texas: What We Do

We have produced a brief introductory video describing the staff and activities of Liver Specialists of Texas.  Let us know what you think. Your feedback is valued.

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Starting New FDA Approved Hepatitis C Therapies: What Patients Need to Know

This week, we will be starting therapy using the new FDA approved protease inhibitors, Victrelis (boceprevir) and Incivek (telaprevir) in our patients with chronic hepatitis C.

Below is a brief podcast explaining some of the procedures required prior to initiating therapy with these new agents.

Listen to the podcast here: Hepatitis C Treatment Introduction

Call our office at 713-794-0700 if you have questions.

Liver Specialists of Texas
6624 Fannin, Suite 1990
Houston, TX 77030

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Dr. Joe Galati and Lauren Thomas, R.N., NP-C, Discuss Hepatitis C Treatment

In this post, Lauren Thomas, our nurse practitioner in our office, discussed with me various aspects of anti-viral therapy for chronic hepatitis C. Lauren provides a common-sense approach to dealing with the side effects, and how we successfully manage them, allowing for better tolerance,and success with the therapy.

Listen to the audio podcast below.

Download Listen to HCV Therapy.

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