Clinical Practice Guidelines

Fatty Liver Disease
Hemochromatosis
Hepatic Encephalopathy
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Liver Cancer)
Hepatology 2016: A Clinical Textbook
Liver Transplantation
Primary Biliary Cholangitis (formerly Primary Biliary Cirrhosis)


FATTY LIVER DISEASE:

The Diagnosis and Management of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease:
Practice Guideline by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Gastroenterological Association
Journal of Hepatology, June 2012  
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HEMOCHROMATOSIS:

Diagnosis and Management of Hemochromatosis:
2011 Practice Guideline by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Journal of Hepatology, Vol. 54, No. 1, 2011

How I Treat Hemochromatosis:
Journal Blood, Vol. 116, No. 3, July 2010 (public access)
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HEPATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY:

Hepatic Encephalopathy in Chronic Liver Disease:
2014 Practice Guideline by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the European Association for the Study of the Liver
Journal of Hepatology, Vol. 60, Issue 2, Pages 715-735, August 2014

Clinical Hepatic Encephalopathy Staging Scale (CHESS)

By Dr. Christopher Rose (CRCHUM, University of Montreal) and Dr. Philip Wong (McGill University Health Centre), June 2016
Introductory letter available here.  For a CHESS version in English, click here.
Une letter d'introduction est disponible ici. Pour la version de CHESS en français, cliquez ici.


Hepatic Encephalopathy Symptom Tracker and Monitoring Tool (for Patients & Caregivers)
By Dr. Christopher Rose (CRCHUM, University of Montreal) and Dr. Philip Wong (McGill University Health Centre), June 2016
For a version in English, click here.
Pour la version française, cliquez ici.

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HEPATITIS B:

Caring for the Child with Chronic Hepatitis B Infection
By Constance O'Connor, MN and Simon Ling, MBChB
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 2014





Primary Care Management of Hepatitis B – Quick Reference

Public Health Agency of Canada, March 2013
For a version in English, click here.
Pour la version française, cliquez ici.




Management of Chronic Hepatitis B

Consensus guidelines from the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver 

Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, December 2012

Management of Chronic Hepatitis B: 
Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver Consensus Guidelines 
Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, June 2007
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HEPATITIS C:

Hepatitis C Screening & Testing Quick Reference Guide

Canadian Liver Foundation  (June 2016)

Click here to download English version.
Pour la version en français, cliquez ici pour télécharger.





An Update on the Management of Chronic Hepatitis C 2015:
Consensus Guidelines from the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver
Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Vol. 29, Issue 1: 19-34, January/February 2015

CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network Coinfection and Concurrent Diseases Core Research Group:
2016 Updated Canadian HIV/Hepatitis C Adult Guidelines for Management and Treatment. Mark Hull, Stephen Shafran, Alex Wong, et al. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, vol. 2016, Article ID 4385643, 34 pages, 2016

New Research On Direct-acting Antivirals For The Treatment Of Hepatitis C
Highlights from EASL 2014, London, U.K.
Consulting Authors: Alnoor Ramji, MD (University of British Columbia) and Eberhard L. Renner, MD (University of Toronto), July 2014

CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network Coinfection and Concurrent Diseases Core: Canadian guidelines for management and treatment of HIV/hepatitis C coinfection in adults
Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology, October 2014

An Update on the Management of Chronic Hepatitis C:
Consensus guidelines from the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver
Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, June 2012

Management of Chronic Hepatitis C:
Consensus guidelines from the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver 
Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, June 2007
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HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA (LIVER CANCER):

Hepatocellular Carcinoma
: Consensus, controversies and future directions: A report from the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver Hepatocellular Carcinoma Meeting
Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Vol. 29, No. 4, May 2015

Focal Tumour Ablation in Ontario: Recommendations Report 2015
Focal Tumour Ablation Advisory Committee, Cancer Care Ontario / Action Cancer Ontario




Multidisciplinary Canadian Consensus Recommendations for the Management and Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Journal of Current Oncology, Vol. 18, No.
 5, 2011
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HEPATOLOGY 2016: A CLINICAL TEXTBOOK

Hepatology 2016: A Clinical Textbook
By Mauss, Berg, Rockstroh, Sarrazin, Wedemeyer.
To download free PDF or to buy a copy of the book, click
here.



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LIVER TRANSPLANTATION:

Guidance on the Use of Increased Infectious Risk Donors for Organ Transplantation:

 The CST/CNTRP Increased Risk Donor Working Group
Journal Transplantation, September 2014

Evaluation of the Pediatric Patient for Liver Transplantation:
2014 Practice Guideline by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American Society of Transplantation and the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Journal of Hepatology, Vol. 60, Issue 1, Pages 362-398, July 2014
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PRIMARY BILIARY CHOLANGITIS (FORMERLY PRIMARY BILIARY CIRRHOSIS):

AASLD Practice Guidelines: Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

2009 Practice Guideline by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Journal of Hepatology, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2009
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