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Liver cirrhosis

Liver cirrhosis

liver disease in which the normal microcirculation, the gross vascular anatomy, and the hepatic architecture have been variably destroyed and altered with fibrous septa surrounding regenerated or regenerating parenchymal nodules.


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troponin

... SGOT--to name one. When there is tissue damage due to heart attack or cirrhosis of the liver, these enzymes leak out of the dead or dying cells in the damaged regions of the organ. ...

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by blcr11
Tue Apr 10, 2007 5:56 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: troponin
Replies: 2
Views: 3183

Liver Cell Organelles

I have been trying to figure out what organelle in a liver cell of an alcoholic would be more abundant. After about 4 hrs of internet searching, I have learned alot about fatty liver and cirrhosis, even hepatitis. I realize I am suppose to think scientifically for the answer, ...

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by WANT2BANURSE
Mon Mar 12, 2007 3:53 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Liver Cell Organelles
Replies: 9
Views: 16343

hepatic portal vein

... portal hypertension. Portal hypertension is most often associated with cirrhosis. Patients usually present with splenomegaly, ascites, GI bleeding ... anastomosis formed by the body as an attempt to bypass the obstructed liver circulation. These collateral vessels form along the falciform ligament, ...

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by dipjyoti
Sun Oct 15, 2006 5:15 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: hepatic portal vein
Replies: 11
Views: 12665

alcohol question

... Alcohol is, to some degree, a toxin, especially in larger amounts. The liver is responsible for removing this from your body. Excessive alcohol intake over years can cause a condition called aloholic cirrhosis. The liver will swell and eventually stop functioning. The liver is ...

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by waterboy
Sat May 06, 2006 7:07 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: alcohol question
Replies: 6
Views: 5112

alcohol question

... Alcohol is, to some degree, a toxin, especially in larger amounts. The liver is responsible for removing this from your body. Excessive alcohol intake over years can cause a condition called aloholic cirrhosis. The liver will swell and eventually stop functioning. The liver is ...

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by pdavis68
Mon Apr 24, 2006 3:50 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: alcohol question
Replies: 6
Views: 5112
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