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Friday 5: Me and Liver Disease by KMunoz28 Posted Fri 19 Jul 2013 10:50pm Liver Disease is a taboo subject to most people.  When I tell someone that I have a liver disease they usually think it is from drinking.  They they ask  if its from hepatitis.  No and nope.  When I tell them that I have Budd Chiari Syndrome they look at me like I am speaking Marshallese.  What is it?  How did I get it?  How to I cure it? Is ther ... Read on »
Intro to Budd Chiari Syndrome #HAWMC by KMunoz28 Posted Wed 03 Apr 2013 12:08am I was diagnosed with Budd Chiari Syndrome and Prothrombin Gene Mutation (Factor II) in 2008.  BCS is a liver disease where blood clots form in the hepatic veins blocking the flow of blood from the liver to the heart.  1 in 100,000.  When the Budd Chiari was found so was my blood disorder that most likely caused the clots. As the blood flow ... Read on »
LIVER CARE FOUNDATION , NEW DELHI by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm About the Liver The Liver is an organ on the right side of the body weighing about 1.5Kg. It is distinctly the largest and a key organ of a human body, characterized by its muddy red colour. It is strategically the first port of entry from the process of digestion before nutrients leave for the rest of the body. It is the only organ in the hum ... Read on »
Avastin/Lucentis Update 40: Lucentis is Approved for Treating Macular Edema in Retinal Vein Occlusion by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 2:04pm According to an announcement from Genentech, Lucentis has been approved by the FDA for treating macular edema following retinal vein occlusion (RVO) Here is Genentech’s news release : FDA Approves Genentech's Lucentis (Ranibizumab Injection) for the Treatment of Macular Edema Following Retinal Vein Occlusion Ge ... Read on »
Retinal Vein Occlusion by EyeDrD Posted Tue 14 Jun 2011 8:04am ← Vietnam and U.S. will hold joint navy exercise New Chinese Imperialism in Angola → Read on »
Splenomegaly: an approach to its causes (1) by Jeremy Posted Fri 28 Aug 2009 8:18pm The "causes of splenomegaly" is a must-know as you progress through medicine, and unfortunately the list is long. What we need, therefore, is an approach that is, quite literally, memorable. I'll take you through two, so that you can decide which one (if any?) is the more helpful. I'll give you the appropriate headings, and fill in a few of the ... Read on »
Study adds fuel to debate over MS and blocked veins by Jeff Pile Posted Mon 14 Jun 2010 7:09pm News Staff Date: Monday Jun. 14, 2010 7:41 PM ET A study published online will add to the debate raging among the MS patient and research community. The paper, published in the Annals of Neurology, says researchers found no evidence that blockages in veins play a significant role in MS. Neurologists from the U.K. and Ger ... Read on »
Canadian Multiple Sclerosis Patients Traveling Out of the Country for Liberation Therapy-Opening Up Blocked Veins in the Neck by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 09 Feb 2011 4:55pm Canada is among the highest MS rates in the world and the procedure is not available in the country, so thus they are making trips to where the procedure can be done and lot of it in the US according to the article.  There have not been any clinical trials and the reason stated was insufficient evidence.  Interventional radiologists stat ... Read on »
Im 1 in 100,000 by KMunoz28 Posted Tue 01 Mar 2011 1:13pm Yesterday was Rare Disease Day. Typical me to be a whole day behind. But for the record, I was so exhausted yesterday I was in bed by 9:30!! In 2008 I was diagnosed with Budd-Chiari Syndrome. I know what your thinking. Budd Chi…what? That’s the usual reaction I get. Followed by a "what the heck is that?" and a really curious look on people ... Read on »
Deep vein thrombosis : Therapeutic dilemmas by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 29 Apr 2009 10:59pm The importance of venous system Cardiovascular system  consists  not only of  heart  but also   the blood delivery and retrieval   system namely  the arterial and venous circulation .As  the heart pumps , 6  liters   of blood  every minute  , it  has to   traverse the  entire venous circulation promptly ,  to  complete  the hemodynamic cir ... Read on »