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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 »
Check Please!! I'm so tired of b... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:53pm Check Please!! I'm so tired of bloodwork, scans, tests, pain, and just crap in general. It's beyond old at this point. Anyway- on to the medical stuff that I know everyone reads for..... My 24 hour urine test (the one that tests for pheos) came back a little odd. Everything on it but the metanephrines were on the high end of normal and t ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Maffucci Syndrome by Posted Mon 13 Dec 2010 4:41pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Treatment Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed November 2010 What is Maffucci syndrome? Maffucci syndrome is a disorder that primarily affects the bones an ... Read on »
Just A Quick Update aka So I Don... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 1:42pm Just A Quick Update aka So I Don't Forget! :) I finally have a date for my CT Scan! I'm happy that I can finally get it done but at the same time, having a reaction to the barium shakes makes me want to hide under my bed and not go. lol. The scan will be done on March 12th and I'm hoping to get the chest x-ray earlier that sam ... Read on »
Tests & Diagnostics for Liver Cancer by Health Team Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common tests and diagnostics for Liver Cancer: Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) blood test Angiogram Biopsy Blood CAT Scan Colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer Core biopsy CT scan Fecal Occult Bleeding Fine-needle aspiration biopsy Hepatitis Laparoscopy Liver Biopsy Liver Blood Liv ... Read on »
Coagulation tests in liver failure by pathologystudent Posted Fri 05 Mar 2010 8:19am Q. In liver cirrhosis, why is the PTT not elevated? In all of my review books, it says the PT is used as one of the ways to evaluate liver function. But it seems like the PTT should also be elevated! A. Both the PT and the PTT can be prolonged in liver failure. The liver makes most of the coagulation factors – including the factors i ... Read on »
Liver Function Tests by rickisjourney Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 12:00am Just something you should be aware of... when all those doctors are talking about your LFT's and Liver enzymes... this is what they are talking about. For us liver transplant patients, we hear it a lot! Liver Function Tests a Simple FactSheet from the AIDS Treatment Data Network ||||| What are L ... Read on »
Hypertension Drug Letairis Gets New Boxed Warning: No Monthly Liver Enyme Test Required by MedNews Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 Mar 2011 7:18pm Monthly liver enzyme tests are no longer required for those taking Letairis tablets (ambrisentan), according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The drug is used to treat high blood pressure in the vessels that carry blood to the lungs (pulmonary arterial hypertension, or PAH). Citing data from clinical trials and post-marke ... Read on »
NIH Study to Test Treatment for Fatty Liver Disease in Children by Medline Plus Posted Thu 12 Jan 2012 1:43pm With the launch of a new clinical trial supported by the National Institutes of Health, researchers are working to determine whether treating children diagnosed with the most severe form of fatty liver disease with a drug called cysteamine wi ... Read on »
Liver Function Tests by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 Aug 2008 8:33am Read on »