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I will attempt to provide useful and candid information in this response to your question. Technically, the overall recovery may be...
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When a suitable liver from a deceased donor is matched to a person who is ready to receive it, the surgery is scheduled as quickly as possible. The...
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Treatment is usually not needed unless you have symptoms. Mild pain associated with PLD can be treated with pain medication. However, if the cysts...
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An enlarged liver occurs when the liver swells beyond its normal size. A medical term for an enlarged liver is hepatomegaly. An enlarged liver is...
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The liver is an organ that is located in the upper right hand side of the abdomen, mostly behind the rib cage. The liver of an adult normally weighs...
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There are two types of liver transplant options: living donor transplant and deceased donor transplant. Living donor. Living donor liver transplants...
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First thought that came to my mind in reading your question was… Your doctor must be an outstanding physician to have ordered a CAT SCAN of your...
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The initial symptoms (the clinical presentations) of liver cancer are variable. It is becoming much more common for patients to be identified by...
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People with either acute or chronic liver failure may need a liver transplant to survive.Acute liver failure (ALF) happens suddenly. Drug-induced...
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The majority of people with polycystic liver disease inherit the condition. But sometimes, PLD can occur randomly with no genetic link. Women are...
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In the U.S., the highest frequency of liver cancer occurs in immigrants from Asian countries, where liver cancer is common. The frequency of liver...
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Drugs can cause liver disease in several ways. Some drugs are directly injurious to the liver; others are transformed by the liver into chemicals...
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There is really no such lab test as a liver count. There are specific liver tests like the ALT, AST, etc. that all have their individula lab normal...
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The natural history of liver cancer depends on the stage of the tumor and the severity of associated liver disease (for example, cirrhosis) at the...
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Primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) tends to occur in livers damaged by birth defects, alcohol abuse, or chronic infection with diseases...