cirrhosis

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  • noun

Synonyms for cirrhosis

a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver

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The present study was undertaken to investigate the efficacy of 6-months Liv-52 and placebo administration in chronic liver cirrhotic patients.
It is postulated that the hematogenous route is most likely in cirrhotic patients.
Indeed, studies using brain tissue from alcoholic cirrhotic patients who died from HE have revealed manganese levels in the globus pallidus that were up to seven times higher than manganese levels in subjects without cirrhosis (Butterworth et al.
Gastric antral vascular ectasia in cirrhotic patients: absence of relation with portal hypertension.
The level of polymerized actin (F-actin) was found to be significantly low in cirrhotic bleeders when compared to that of normal subjects and non-bleeders (Figure 2).
The significantly lower concentration of CTGF in cirrhotic patients compared with fibrosis patients might reflect decreased fibrogenic activity in this end stage of fibrotic disease.
The organisms usually cultured in the pleural fluid of cirrhotic patients with empyema (Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae most frequently) are strongly suggestive of this pathway.
5] On the contrary, my opinions are based on personal experience with several hundred excised cirrhotic livers with an average of 1 to 2 dozen blocks per liver, as well as thousands of liver biopsies.
Because of this genetic defect, the mice were unable to regenerate new liver cells, thus accelerating the cirrhotic process.
There is an excellent correlation between a low relative price, high consumption, and high cirrhotic mortality in international comparisons.
The current active arms of the trial are examining GS-7977 400 mg once-daily plus RBV for 12 or 24 weeks in cirrhotic and non-cirrhotic treatment-naove HCV patients with genotypes 1, 2 and 3.
Cirrhotic patients with significant inflammation, on the other hand, might benefit from a 3- to 6-month trial of therapy to slow down progression, he said adding: "That's really a decision for a hepacologist to make.
High serum concentrations of TNF-[alpha] and IL-6, possibly of intraabdominal origin, have been observed in cirrhotic patients with sterile ascites (13).
We describe two cirrhotic patients with spinal epidural abscesses.
However, several studies have demonstrated with serial liver biopsies that fibrosis may decrease with time in some cirrhotic livers.