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Beyond the Bloodwork : Diagnostics for Liver Disease

  title={Beyond the Bloodwork : Diagnostics for Liver Disease},
  author={S. Owens},
  • S. Owens
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • The liver is a vital organ necessary for many functions in the body, including nutrient metabolism and detoxification of various substances. As a result, liver dysfunction due to many different etiologies can be potentially life threatening. The powerful regenerative capability of the liver, however, makes early disease detection critical when considering a favorable long term prognosis. Liver diseases can be divided in to two broad categories: hepatocellular injury and hepatocellular… CONTINUE READING
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