Journal article

Management of patients with liver derangement during the COVID-19 pandemic: an Asia-Pacific position statement

Grace Lai-Hung Wong, Vincent Wai-Sun Wong, Alex Thompson, Jidong Jia, Jinlin Hou, Cosmas Rinaldi Adithya Lesmana, Adityo Susilo, Yasuhito Tanaka, Wah-Kheong Chan, Ed Gane, Arlinking K Ong-Go, Seng-Gee Lim, Sang Hoon Ahn, Ming-Lung Yu, Teerha Piratvisuth, Henry Lik-Yuen Chan

LANCET GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY | ELSEVIER INC | Published : 2020

Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic has spread rapidly worldwide. It is common to encounter patients with COVID-19 with abnormal liver function, either in the form of hepatitis, cholestasis, or both. The clinical implications of liver derangement might be variable in different clinical scenarios. With growing evidence of its clinical significance, it would be clinically helpful to provide practice recommendations for various common clinical scenarios of liver derangement during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Asia-Pacific Working Group for Liver Derangement during the COVID-19 Pandemic was formed to systematically review the literature with special focus on the clinical management of patients who have been or ..

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