Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Serum cystatin C predicts mortality with cirrhotic ascites

(HealthDay)—Serum cystatin C level is an excellent predictor of mortality in patients with cirrhotic ascites, according to a study published online Sept. 14 in the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.


ADA: Empagliflozin linked to reduction in T2DM nephropathy

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes at high cardiovascular risk, empagliflozin is associated with a reduction in incident or worsening nephropathy, according to a study published online June 14 in the New England ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rule combo accurately predicts organ failure in pancreatitis

(HealthDay) -- A series of 12 predictive rules that combines existing scoring systems in patients with acute pancreatitis improves the accuracy of predicting persistent organ failure, according to a study published in the ...

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