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Antibiotics in nutshell!!! by Dr. Virashri R. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 10:13pm An antibiotic is a substance or compound that kills or inhibits the growth of bacteria. Antibiotics can be broadly classified as either bactericidal or bacteriostatic. Bactericidals kill bacteria directly where bacteriostatics prevent cell division. Antibiotics which target the bacterial cell wall (penicillins, cephalosporins), or cell membrane (po ... 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 »
New “super cooling” technique tested for preserving the liver prior to transplantation by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 07 Jul 2014 2:08pm The liverA large abdominal organ that has many important roles including the production of bile and clotting factors, detoxification, and the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates and fats. is one of the most complex organs in the body and it carries out more than 500 functions, including filtering toxins ... Read on »
Liver Function Tests by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 Aug 2008 8:33am Read on »
test! by Ditzy Doctor .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 6:43pm i had my end-of-medicine-posting-test on monday this week, which was rather nothing short of traumatic. first of, i had a funky hot russian lady as my tester (who looks fabulous and oozes fabulousness out of every pore! even her clogs were so funky i wanted to faint at her feet), but sadly, i had a hard time understanding her accent. uh oh :( ... Read on »
Liver Transplant India, Liver Transplant in India, Liver Transplant Surgeon, Liver Transplantation, Liver Transplant counsellor, by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Sat 04 Sep 2010 4:57am Govind Ram, Liver Transplant Consultant of India Support Group. This Support Group, Provides Information on Liver Diseases, Liver Dialysis, Liver Cirrhosis, Liver Cancer, Liver Failure, Hepatitis, Jaundice, Liver Transplant, Liver Transplant in India, Liver Transplant Specialists, Liver Transplant Surgeons, Liver Transplant Coordinator, Liver ... Read on »