Liver cirrhosis and metabolism (sugar, protein, fat and trace elements).

  title={Liver cirrhosis and metabolism (sugar, protein, fat and trace elements).},
  author={Yasuyuki Arakawa and Mitsuhiko Moriyama and Yasuo Arakawa},
  journal={Hepatology research : the official journal of the Japan Society of Hepatology},
The metabolism of various nutrients in the liver indicates the presence and severity of liver disorder, and can also reveal suitable nutritional treatment strategies. This paper overviews liver cirrhosis, investigates nutritional therapy and the role of malnutrition in patients with liver disease, and analyzes metabolism in the diseased liver of amino acids (BCAA etc.), carbohydrates and fats, with special attention to the metabolism of trace elements for diagnostic, surveillance and treatment… CONTINUE READING

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