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*  Hy's law
Björnsson, Einar; Olsson, Rolf (2005-08-01). "Outcome and prognostic markers in severe drug-induced liver disease". Hepatology ... preexisting liver disease, or another drug capable of causing the observed injury. In Zimmerman's analysis of 116 patients with ... "Use of Hy's law and a new composite algorithm to predict acute liver failure in patients with drug-induced liver injury", ... and nR criteria to predict acute liver failure or transplantation in patients with drug-induced liver injury.", ...
*  Cholestasis
... biliary atresia and other pediatric liver diseases biliary trauma congenital anomalies of the biliary tract gallstones acute ... and statins can cause cholestasis and may result in damage to the liver. Bile is secreted by the liver to aid in the digestion ... In a later stage of cholestasis AST, ALT and bilirubin may be elevated due to liver damage as a secondary effect of cholestasis ... Cholestasis is a condition where bile cannot flow from the liver to the duodenum. The two basic distinctions are an obstructive ...
*  Acute liver failure
... is the appearance of severe complications rapidly after the first signs of liver disease (such as jaundice ... Liver transplantation : official publication of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the International ... in a patient without known prior liver disease".page 1557 The diagnosis of acute liver failure is based on physical exam, ... Wilson's disease (hereditary copper accumulation) may infrequently present with acute liver failure. In the majority of acute ...
*  Liver failure
"Acute on chronic liver failure" is said to exist when someone with chronic liver disease develops features of liver failure. A ... "Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: A Distinct Clinical Condition". Seminars in Liver Disease. 36: 107-108. doi:10.1055/s-0036- ... in a patient without known prior liver disease".:1557 The disease process is associated with the development of a coagulopathy ... Liver failure or hepatic insufficiency is the inability of the liver to perform its normal synthetic and metabolic function as ...
*  Alcoholic liver disease
... is a term that encompasses the liver manifestations of alcohol overconsumption, including fatty liver, ... It is usually not until development of advanced liver disease that stigmata of chronic liver disease become apparent. Early ALD ... Gender: Women are twice as susceptible to alcohol-related liver disease, and may develop alcoholic liver disease with shorter ... It is the major cause of liver disease in Western countries. Although steatosis (fatty liver) will develop in any individual ...
*  Chronic liver disease
"Chronic liver disease" refers to disease of the liver which lasts over a period of six months. It consists of a wide range of ... Chronic liver disease in the clinical context is a disease process of the liver that involves a process of progressive ... Testing for chronic liver disease involves blood tests, imaging including ultrasound and a biopsy of the liver. The liver ... Chronic Liver Disease Causes, Symptoms And Treatment - 27/01/2007 Liver Disease Archived 2010-01-31 at the Wayback Machine. ...
*  Liver regeneration
... is also critical for patients of liver diseases where the partial removal of the liver due to fibrosis or ... augmenter of liver regeneration. The ability for the liver to regenerate is central to liver homeostasis. Because the liver is ... The liver is the only visceral organ that possesses the remarkable capacity to regenerate. The liver can regenerate after ... Liver regeneration involves replication of the liver cells, mainly hepatocytes, followed by other cells such as biliary ...
*  Anti-mitochondrial antibody
... the autoimmune disease primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC; also known as primary biliary cholangitis). PBC causes scarring of liver ... In acute liver failure AMA are found against all major liver antigens. Pyruvate dehydrogenase, E2 subunits 2-Oxo-glutarate ... PBC is seen primarily in middle-aged women, and in those afflicted with other autoimmune diseases. Several of the antigens ... 2007). "Antimitochondrial antibodies in acute liver failure: Implications for primary biliary cirrhosis". Hepatology. 46 (5): ...
*  Liver function tests
Most liver diseases cause only mild symptoms initially, but these diseases must be detected early. Hepatic (liver) involvement ... In patients with liver disease, INR can be used as a marker of liver synthetic function as it includes factor VII, which has ... These tests can be used to detect the presence of liver disease, distinguish among different types of liver disorders, gauge ... liver cancer, sepsis, Wilson's disease, post-transplant rejection of liver, autoimmune hepatitis, and steatohepatitis ( ...
*  United Kingdom Model for End-Stage Liver Disease
Model for End-Stage Liver Disease MELD-Plus Pediatric End-Stage Liver Disease Milan criteria Child-Pugh score "Liver Transplant ... Asrani SK, Kim WR (May 2010). "Organ allocation for chronic liver disease: model for end-stage liver disease and beyond". Curr ... Liver Disease or UKELD is a medical scoring system used to predict the prognosis of patients with chronic liver disease. It is ... February 2008). "Selection of patients for liver transplantation and allocation of donated livers in the UK". Gut. 57 (2): 252- ...
*  Fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma
This disease was first described by Edmondson in a 14-year-old female with no underlying liver disease. The name fibrolamellar ... Liver resection is the optimal treatment and may need to be performed more than once, since this disease has a very high ... Unlike the more common HCC, patients most often do not have coexistent liver disease such as cirrhosis. ... The usual markers for liver disease - aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase and alkaline phosphatase - are often ...
*  Fatty liver
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases American Liver Foundation Fatty Liver Disease, Canadian Liver Foundation ... Alcoholic liver disease Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease Metabolic syndrome Cirrhosis Focal fatty liver Acute fatty liver of ... Liver disease with extensive inflammation and a high degree of steatosis often progresses to more severe forms of the disease. ... Acute fatty liver of pregnancy and Reye's syndrome are examples of severe liver disease caused by microvesicular fatty change. ...
*  Liver disease
... (also called hepatic disease) is a type of damage to or disease of the liver. There are more than a hundred ... Model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) "Liver Diseases: MedlinePlus". www.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved 2015-06-20. "Liver function ... alcoholic fatty liver disease, cirrhosis, and liver cancer. In the earlier stages of alcoholic liver disease, fat builds up in ... Progression of the disease can lead to liver inflammation from the excess fat in the liver. Scarring in the liver often occurs ...
*  Timeline of liver cancer
"Hepatitis G infection: role in cryptogenic chronic liver disease and primary liver cell cancer in the UK. Trent Hepatitis C ... This is a timeline of liver cancer, describing especially major discoveries and advances in treatment of the disease. Timeline ... "The Child-Pugh score: Prognosis in chronic liver disease and cirrhosis". Retrieved 1 October 2016. "Treatment of hepatocellular ... "Helicobacter pylori and Liver - Detection of Bacteria in Liver Tissue from Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Using Laser ...
*  Liver transplantation
... is a treatment option for end-stage liver disease and acute liver failure, although availability of donor ... Virtually all liver transplants are done in an orthotopic fashion, that is, the native liver is removed and the new liver is ... Liver transplantation or hepatic transplantation is the replacement of a diseased liver with the healthy liver from another ... The large majority of liver transplants use the entire liver from a non-living donor for the transplant, particularly for adult ...
*  Polycystic liver disease
... comes in two forms as autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (with kidney cysts) and autosomal ... Polycystic liver disease (PLD) usually describes the presence of multiple cysts scattered throughout normal liver tissue, in ... liver cysts only). Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM) 174050 Everson, Gregory T. "Polycystic Liver Disease". ... association with polycystic kidney disease. Associations with PRKCSH and SEC63 have been described. ...
*  Metastatic liver disease
... www.healthcare.com/topic/metastatic-liver-disease en.diagnosispro.com/disease_information-for/metastatic-liver-disease/16554. ... The liver is a common site for metastatic disease because of its rich, dual blood supply (the liver receives blood via the ... Summary Metastatic Liver Cancer: Tumors of the Liver: Merck Manual Home Health Handbook Treatment of metastatic liver cancer ... A liver metastasis is a malignant tumor in the liver that has spread from another organ affected by cancer. ...
*  Children's Liver Disease Foundation
... (CLDF) is a UK charity taking action against the effects of childhood liver disease, ... a sign of possible liver disease. Children's Liver Disease Foundation website. ... The name was later changed to Children's Liver Disease Foundation. Today the charity works in four main areas, support of ... CLDF provides support to families and young people affected by childhood liver disease, including an 'on-call' telephone and ...
*  Pediatric end-stage liver disease
... (PELD) is a disease severity scoring system for children under 12 years of age. It is ... This score is also used by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) for prioritizing allocation of liver transplants. PELD ...
*  Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Alcoholic liver disease Fatty liver (includes both non-alcoholic and alcoholic liver disease) Clark JM, Diehl AM (June 2003). " ... Prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease was 38% in carriers, 0% wild (normal). Subjects with fatty liver disease had ... "Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease". "Fatty Liver Disease (Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis)". NIDDK. May 2014. Retrieved 10 November ... "AISF position paper on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): Updates and future directions". Digestive and Liver Disease. ...
*  Model for End-Stage Liver Disease
The Model for End-Stage Liver Disease, or MELD, is a scoring system for assessing the severity of chronic liver disease. It was ... considering 3437 adult liver transplant candidates with chronic liver disease who were added to the OPTN waiting list at 2A or ... Modification of the MELD score by excluding etiology of liver disease did not significantly affect the model's accuracy in ... The etiology of liver disease was subsequently removed from the model because it posed difficulties such as how to categorize ...
*  American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Liver Transplantation and Clinical Liver Disease. Clinical Liver Disease is a multimedia review journal. It is clinical in ... "Clinical Liver Disease, a multimedia review journal". Clinical Liver Disease. Wiley.com. July 19, 2016. Retrieved July 19, 2016 ... the premier journal in the field of liver disease Liver Transplantation, an official publication of AASLD Clinical Liver ... which is the largest worldwide scientific conference on liver diseases. It also conducts several regional liver disease ...
*  Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease
... is a textbook on hepatology and gastroenterology for medical ... de Villiers, Willem JS (March 2007). "SLEISENGER AND FORDTRAN'S GASTROINTESTINAL AND LIVER DISEASE". Shock. 27 (3): 344. doi: ... Ghent, C.N. (3 September 1998). "Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease: Pathophysiology, diagnosis, ... Greenberger, Norton (October 2007). "Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal Liver Disease". Gastroenterology. 133 (4): 1387 ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Animal: Mammals: Cats: Conditions and Diseases: Liver Diseases
The most common causes of liver failure in cats are hepatic lipidosis, lymphoma, feline infectious peritonitis and ... The most common causes of liver failure in cats are hepatic lipidosis, lymphoma, feline infectious peritonitis and ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Digestive System Disorders: Liver: Alcoholic Liver Disease
... their families and caregivers about Alcoholic Liver Disease. ... Alcohol And Liver Disease Provides information on liver ... Health Conditions and Diseases Digestive System Disorders Liver Alcoholic Liver Disease 7 ... Alcohol and the Liver: Research Update Explains the prevalence of this disease, details how alcohol damages the liver, ... Alcoholic Liver Disease Discusses the three diseases directly related to alcohol abuse, their specific symptoms, and treatment ...
*  John R. Lukacs
1982). Dental disease, dietary patterns and subsistence at Harappa and Mohenjodaro. in Harappan civilization. (1983). Human ... 1983). Crown dimensions of deciduous teeth of prehistoric and living populations of western India. [American journal of ... 1978). Bio-cultural interaction in prehistoric India: culture, ecology and the pattern of dental disease in neolithic- ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Digestive System Disorders: Liver: End-Stage Liver Disease
... their families and caregivers about End-Stage Liver Disease. ... "Health ... End-Stage Liver Disease" search on: AOL - Ask - Bing ... Health Conditions and Diseases Digestive System Disorders Liver End-Stage Liver Disease 5 ... Liver Failure Brief Wikipedia article describes this final stage of liver disease. Includes causes, symptoms, dietary ... Also know as ESLD and liver failure, this condition is, as the name suggests, the final stage in advanced liver disease. Due to ...