Research articles & abstracts

The AHA supports research relevant to hepatology.  Relevant research articles and abstracts below:

Achieving Hepatitis C Elimination By Using Person-Centered, Nurse-Led Models of Care: A Discussion of Four International Case Studies, Richmond, Jacqueline A. PhD, MPH, RN; Gallagher, Lesley RN; McDonald, Lucy RN; O'Sullivan, Margaret RN; Fitzsimmons, Christine RN; Pedrana, Alisa PhD DOI: 10.1097/SGA.0000000000000458 Gastroenterology Nursing, 2020
#LiverTwitter: An Emerging Tool for Liver Education and Research , Adam E Mikolajczyk et al DOI: Hepatology Communications, July 2020
The COVID-19 Pandemic will have a Long-Lasting Impact on the Quality of Cirrhosis Care, Elliot B Tapper et al DOI: Journal of Hepatology, April 2020
Motor and Cognitive Performance in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis with Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy , Constanza San Martin-Valenzuelar et al DOI: Journal of Clinical Medicine, July 2020
A Telephone and Mail Outreach Program Successfully Increases Uptake of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Surveillance, Elizabeth S Aby et al DOI: Hepatology Communications 2020
Non-alcholic fatty liver disease in pregnancy is associated with adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes, Monika Sarkar et al DOI: Hepatology Communications 2020
Impact of an Open Access Nationwide Treatment Model on Hepatitis C Virus Antiviral Drug Resistance, Mark W Douglas et al DOI: Hepatology Communications 2020
High COVID-19 mortality rates among those with liver disease, study finds, Andrew M Moon et al DOI: Journal of Hepatology 2020
A cross-sectional study of prolonged disengagement from clinic among people with HCV receiving care in a low-threshold, multidisciplinary clinic, Claire E Kendall MD, PhD et al DOI: Canadian Liver Journal 2019
COVID-19 Pandemic Will Have Long-Lasting Impact on the Quality of Cirrhosis Care - Tapper Elliot B, Asrani Sumeet K DOI: j.jhep.2020.04.005 Journal of Hepatology (2020)
Hepatocellular carcinoma surveillance in Australia: time to improve the diagnosis of cirrhosis and use liver ultrasound - Jeffrey Gary P, Gordon Louisa, Ramm Grant DOI: The Medical Journal of Australia; 24 February 2020
The Chronic Liver Disease Nurse Role in Australia: Describing 10 Years of a New Role in Cirrhosis Management - Wundke, Rachel; McCormick, Rosemary; Narayana, Sumudu K; Sorensen, Lea; Wigg, Alan DOI: 10.1097/SGA.0000000000000424 Gastroenterology Nursing Jan/Feb 2020; Vol 43, Issue 1, p E9-E15
Aboriginal people with chronic HCV: The role of community health nurses for improving health-related quality of life - Rashidi A, Higgs P, Carruthers S
DOI 10.1016/j.colegn.2019.08.006 Collegian (2019)
Acceptability of External Jugular Venepuncture for Patients with Liver Disease and Difficult Venous Access - Sheils S, Mason S, Gullick J
DOI 10.2309/ J Assoc for Vasc Access. 2019
Utilisation of hepatocellular carcinoma screening in Australians at risk of hepatitus B virus - Sheppard-Law S, Zablotska-Manos I, Kermeen M, Holdaway S, Lee A, George J et al. DOI 10.111/jocn.14367 J Clin Nurs. 2018 Jul:27(13-14):2673-2683
Factors associated with non-adherence to HBV antiviral therapy - Sheppard-Law S, Zablotska-Manos I, Kermeen M, Holdaway S, Lee A, George J et al.  DOI 10.3851/IMP3219 Antivir Ther 2018;23(5):425-433.
Adherence to Hepatitis B Antiviral Therapy - A Qualitative Study - Polis S, Zablotska-Manos I, Zekry A, Maher L

DOI 10.1097/SGA.


Gastroenterol Nurs. 2017 May/Jun;40(3):239-246
Factors associated with HBV virological breakthrough - Sheppard-Law S, Zablotska-Manos I, Kermeen M, Holdaway S, Lee A, Zekry A et al.  DOI 10.3851/IMP3087 Antivir Ther. 2017;22(1):53-60
Factors associated with medication adherence in patients living with cirrhosis - Polis S, Zang L, Mainali B, Pons R, Pavendranathan G, Zekry A et al.  DOI 10.1111/jocn.13083 J Clin Nurs. 2016 Jan;25(1-2):204-12
Childhood hepatitus C virus infection - An Australian national surveillance study of incident cases over five years - Raynes-Greenow C, Polis S, Elliott E, Hardikar W, Keeson A, Kaldor J et al.  DOI 10.1111/jpc.12904 J Paediatr Child Health. 2015 Nov;51(11):1115-20.
Hepatitis C virus, pregnancy and postnatal care - Polis S DOI 10.12968/gasn.2015.13.5.26 Gastrointestinal Nursing Vol 13, No 5
Risk factors and seroprevalence of markers for hepatitis A, B and C in persons subject to homelessness in inner Sydney - Poulos R, Ferson M, Orr K, Lucy A, Botham S, McCarthy M, et al. DOI 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2007.0056.x Aust N Z J Public Health. 2007; 31:247-51