cirrhosis

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Synonyms for cirrhosis

a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver

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Harriet was born on Valentine's Day 2000 but her parents faced a race against time after doctors diagnosed chronic liver failure.
The Scottish Executive said the move would offer an alternative form of transplantation to many patients with chronic liver failure.
But when conventional treatments failed, Lucy was rushed to Birmingham with chronic liver failure.
1986) and to chronic liver failure as adults (Graziadei et al.
Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a brain disorder caused by chronic liver failure, particularly in alcoholics with cirrhosis, which results in cognitive, psychiatric, and motor impairments.
As a therapeutic intervention to acute and chronic liver failure, many approaches like biological and non-biological liver support system are developed.
The company plans to file an IND with the FDA in late 2001 to begin Phase 1 human clinical trials investigating the transplantation of these cells as a treatment for patients suffering from chronic liver failure and for children with certain inherited liver diseases.
THE headlines have been screaming all week that since he was rushed to hospital with chronic liver failure George Best has turned into a sickly, frail old man.
Arbios received in April 2005 FDA approval for a clinical trial to test SEPET(TM)'s safety and tolerability in patients with acute exacerbation of chronic liver failure, which is the largest subset of patients admitted to the hospital in acute liver failure.
But smiles of joy quickly turned to tears of despair when doctors diagnosed chronic liver failure and gave her just 48 hours to live.
Lennox suffered chronic liver failure several weeks after he was born as the bile ducts leading into his liver were completely blocked.
the hepatobiliary system), but patients with chronic liver failure have elevated manganese concentrations in the blood.
An artificial system is being tested at a Birmingham hospital to help patients survive chronic liver failure.
There are over 100,000 adults with severe cirrhosis and other forms of chronic liver failure who could become candidates for a transplant.
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