Liver: Disease & Transplantation

Liver: Disease & Transplantation

A Glimpse on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Management

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the most common upper gastrointestinal disorder in westernized countries. There are a variety of esophageal and extraesophageal complications that may be potentially life threatening. No causal relationship Read more…

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Posted by Phyllis Mauger - 18/10/2012 at 00:03

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The Principal Cause for Most Liver Transplantations is Hepatitis C

The serum viral levels fall after the elimination of a diseased liver from a Hepatitis C (HCV) patient. Virus levels are found to return even after a healthy liver transplant, which can even go beyond pre-transplant levels, according to a new research results Read more…

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Posted by Noel Evanhs - 17/10/2012 at 05:26

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Unpredictable Drug Toxic Effects On Liver : A Health Perspective

Liver is the primary organ for the detoxification, as well as being the target of many of environmental chemicals. Today, we are all exposed to mixtures of different chemicals at a time because of industrialization and fast life style. Read more…

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Posted by Phyllis Mauger - 17/09/2012 at 05:54

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Alcohol-Related Liver Diseases Detected with Blood Test

A color-coded “traffic light” blood test can diagnose liver cirrhosis and fibrosis in heavy alcohol drinkers much more easily and accurately than present diagnostic approaches.The problem with liver disease is that symptoms are not usually noticeable until there is liver failure, Read more…

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Posted by Noel Evanhs - 13/09/2012 at 02:16

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