• dysfunction
  • Non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the leading cause of liver dysfunction worldwide and is a rapidly growing health problem in India. (medindia.net)
  • rats
  • In this study, low-dose cisplatin was administered to treat PMA-induced macrophage-like cells induced by PMA and rats with acute liver failure. (mdpi.com)
  • disease
  • Ascites and other manifestations of portal hypertension are not characteristic findings in acute liver failure, with the exception of the acute presentation of Wilson's disease, and in some patients with a more protracted clinical course who are often referred to as having subacute liver failure. (renalandurologynews.com)
  • Autoimmune disease and Wilson's disease can also cause acute liver failure. (ahealthyme.com)
  • The balance between intrahepatic IL-17+ T cells and Foxp3+ regulatory T cells plays an important role in HBV-related end-stage liver disease," BMC Immunology , vol. 12, article 47, 2011. (hindawi.com)
  • Current Treatments for Liver Cancer (also known as hepatoma or hepatocellular carcinoma) can result in complete cure of the disease if it is detected early. (medindia.net)
  • Encyclopedia section of medindia gives general information about Alcoholic Liver Disease. (medindia.net)
  • Seminars in Liver Disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sleisenger & Fordtran's gastrointestinal and liver disease pathophysiology, diagnosis, management (PDF) (9th ed. (wikipedia.org)
  • The disease is highly lethal: in a study carried out in 1986 at Boca do Acre, also in the Amazon, 39 patients out of 44 died in the acute phase of the disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • and various types of liver disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • inflammation
  • On the other hand, systemic activation of inflammation, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, promotes multiple organ failure and defective antimicrobial responses. (bmj.com)
  • hepatocyte
  • On the one hand, massive hepatocyte cell death triggers immune cell activation and recruitment to the liver, which can stimulate immune-mediated liver damage. (bmj.com)
  • Mouse models of acute liver injury revealed that liver-resident macrophages, Kupffer cells, sense hepatocyte-mediated release of alarmins, which results in Kupffer cell activation and cytokine release. (bmj.com)
  • Subsequent studies have defined LECT2 as a hepatokine, i.e. a substance made and released into the circulation by liver hepatocyte cells that regulates the function of other cells: it is a hepatocyte-derived, hormone-like, signaling protein. (wikipedia.org)
  • The liver hepatocyte is considered to be the source of the LECT2 circulating in blood. (wikipedia.org)
  • centers
  • Results of a prospective study of acute liver failure at 17 tertiary care centers in the United States," Annals of Internal Medicine , vol. 137, no. 12, pp. 947-954, 2002. (hindawi.com)
  • toxins
  • Liver damage from Amanita phalloides is related to the amanitins, powerful toxins that inhibit RNA polymerase II resulting in a deficient protein synthesis and cell necrosis. (hindawi.com)
  • It uses healthy hepatocytes, or liver cells, from pigs to aid in digestion, removal of waste and toxins from the bloodstream. (medindia.net)
  • Artificial liver support systems are aimed to temporally replace native liver detoxification functions and they use albumin as scavenger molecule to clear the toxins involved in the physiopathology of the failing liver. (wikipedia.org)