Role of Liver Biopsy

The decision to perform a liver biopsy in a patient with chronic HBV infection is controversial and different practitioners will have different opinions. In patients with increased serum transaminases, positive HBeAg, and significant HBV DNA concentration, many are comfortable offering antiviral treatment without a biopsy. When HBV DNA is positive with normal aminotransferases or negative HBeAg and positive HBeAb (presumed precore mutant virus infection), I find liver biopsy extremely helpful in selecting those patients who would be most likely to benefit from treatment.

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

Did you ever think feeling angry and irritable could be a symptom of constipation? A horrible fullness and pressing sharp pains against the bladders can’t help but affect your mood. Sometimes you just want everyone to leave you alone and sleep to escape the pain. It is virtually impossible to be constipated and keep a sunny disposition. Follow the steps in this guide to alleviate constipation and lead a happier healthy life.

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