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- Familial liver disease. Spiller, Robin // Gut;May2007, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p676
The article solicits responses regarding the diagnosis of a 52-year-old man who underwent malaise and abnormal liver function tests. According to the author, the patient had no medical history and had never consumed alcohol. Clinical examinations and viral markers for hepatitis were negative....
- Administration of Iodized Oil Resulted in Impaired Liver Function Due to Enhanced Portosystremic Shunting. Hasegawa, Kyoshi; Imamura, Hiroshi; Akahane, Masaaki; Miura, Tasuro; Kiryu, Shigeru; Ohtomo, Kuni; Makuuchi, Masatoshi // CardioVascular & Interventional Radiology;May/Jun2004, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p282
Liver resection is now accepted as the first therapeutic option for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Since HCC is often associated with underlying liver diseases such as liver cirrhosis, the selection of surgical candidates should be determined by both the hepatic functional reserve and the...
- Answer: Familial liver disease. // Gut;May2007, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p732
The article presents a response to the quiz which determines the diagnosis of a 52-year-old man who underwent malaise and abnormal liver function tests. Based on the clinical examinations, the author discovered that the histological diagnosis of the clinical case is congenital hepatic fibrosis...
- First Definition of Reference Intervals of Liver Function Tests in China: A Large-Population-Based Multi-Center Study about Healthy Adults. Mu, Runqing; Chen, Wenxiang; Pan, Baishen; Wang, Lanlan; Hao, Xiaoke; Huang, Xianzhang; Qiao, Rui; Zhao, Min; Zhang, Chuanbao; Guo, Wei; Huang, Hengjian; Ma, Yueyun; Zhuang, Junhua; Zhang, Jie; Shang, Hong // PLoS ONE;Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p1
Background: Reference intervals of Liver function tests are very important for the screening, diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of liver diseases. We aim to establish common reference intervals of liver function tests specifically for the Chinese adult population. Methods: A total of 3210...
- AKT answer relating to investigating liver disease. Nandakumar, Michael // InnovAiT;Nov2009, Vol. 2 Issue 11, p693
The answer to an applied knowledge test on diagnosing liver disease is presented.
- AKT answer relating to raised liver function tests. // InnovAiT;Mar2009, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p201
The article answers a question related to raised liver function tests.
- Paper of the month. // Pulse;Sep2013, p17
The article reports on a British government-commissioned study on the importance of mildly irregular liver function test (LFT) results, which shows that 5% of patients with unusual LFTs have a hepatocellular disease.
- Special Considerations in Interpreting Liver Function Tests. Johnston, David E. // American Family Physician;4/15/1999, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p2223
Discusses some common pitfalls in the interpretation of liver function tests. Markers of hepatocellular injury; Markers of cholestasis; Biological functions of bilirubin.
- Follow the mildly elevated ALT. R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum;1/25/95, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p60
Recommends a follow-up for the nonalcoholic patient whose alanine aminotransferase (ALT) level is mildly elevated. Performance of a complete clinical exam and liver function tests; Incidence of normal variation.