cirrhosis

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Synonyms for cirrhosis

a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver

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Low-grade chronic liver failure (CLF) was induced in rats by injection of thioacetamide (TAA, 50 mg/kg) intraperitoneally once daily for two weeks while a control group was given saline solution for the same duration (12).
Liver failure occurs when there is loss of 80% to 90% of function, and is classified as acute liver failure (ALF), chronic liver failure, or acute-on-chronic liver failure (AoCLF) (Whiteman & McCormick, 2005).
Gareth Anderson, 19, has been given only three-weeks to live after suffering chronic liver failure during a weekend of binge drinking.
The ministry said the girl was already suffering from hepatitis, chronic liver failure and pneumonia when she died Thursday after being in critical condition since June 26.
Cirrhosis combined with chronic liver failure accounts for 26,549 deaths per 100,000 persons in the United States (Minino, Heron, & Smith, 2006).
A death certificate filed in court listed the cause of death as cardiac arrest due to complications of chronic liver failure with carcinoma of the liver and upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage.
Her budding modelling career is a remarkable success story considering she was given just hours to live after being diagnosed with chronic liver failure.
Her young modelling career is a remarkable success story considering she was given just 48 hours to live after being diagnosed with chronic liver failure.
Donna Lean died peacefully last month following a 45 day battle after she suffered 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.
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