Dr. Brendan M Mcguire MD
Hepatologist | Hepatology619 19th Street South Birmingham AL, 35233
Dr. Brendan Mcguire is a hepatologist practicing in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Mcguire specializes in the study of body parts such as the liver, the biliary tree, the gallbladder and the pancreas. Hepatologists manage disorders in these areas and are specifically known for treating viral hepatitis. Patients who have received liver transplants also follow up with hepatologists after their procedure.
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Gastroenterology
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- Safety of endoscopy in patients with end-stage liver disease.
- Hepatocellular carcinoma presenting with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy.
- The critically ill liver patient: fulminant hepatic failure.
- Influence of hepatic encephalopathy on health-related quality of life in patients with cirrhosis.
- Hepatic encephalopathy: a review of its pathophysiology and treatment.
- Intensive care of patients with acute liver failure: recommendations of the U.S. Acute Liver Failure Study Group.
- Intermittent unexplained abdominal pain: is it porphyria?
- Electrophoretic methods for analysis of urinary polypeptides in IgA-associated renal diseases.
- Hepatic assist devices: will they ever be successful?
- HFE hemochromatosis and hepatic sarcoid.
- Editorial comment: liver transplantation.
- Pharmacokinetics of tacrolimus co-administered with adefovir dipivoxil to liver transplant recipients.
- Current trends in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy.
- A biopsychosocial approach to liver transplant evaluation in two patients with Wilson's disease.
- Comparing the aspartate aminotransferase (AST) to platelet ratio index (APRI) between African American and White veterans with chronic hepatitis C.
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