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Synonyms for hepatic

any of numerous small green nonvascular plants of the class Hepaticopsida growing in wet places and resembling green seaweeds or leafy mosses

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550 as an effective treatment to manage hepatic encephalopathy, a debilitating condition that currently has no cure apart from liver transplantation.
After consultation with the general surgical team, we closely monitored the patient and decided to perform a selective embolization of a segmental hepatic vessel, if he exhibited clinical evidence for significant, active bleeding.
NASDAQ: DCTH), a specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company focused on oncology with an emphasis on the treatment of primary and metastatic liver cancers, announces that results of a large, European single-center experience of the treatment of uveal melanoma patients with hepatic metastases with the Delcath Hepatic CHEMOSAT[sup.
Hepatic infarction is defined as areas of coagulative necrosis from hepatocyte cell death caused by local ischemia which, in turn, results from the obstruction of circulation to the affected area, most commonly by a thrombus or embolus.
In hepatic cirrhosis, increase of fibrous tissues in the liver as chronic hepatitis progresses leads to hardening of the liver and results in loss of normal liver function.
53% of 586 women with perinatal HELLP syndrome or preeclampsia had positive imaging findings for hepatic rupture or hemorrhage.
Signals for anemia, thrombocytopenia, and neutropenia--adverse events also reported in clinical trials of boceprevir before approval--were statistically significant, while the signal for hepatic failure approached significance, Bryan Love, Pharm.
ABL undertakes the development, maintenance and upgrades and provides national access to the HepatiC program to the Spanish Community of Hepatologists to aid in the optimal personalized management of their HCV patients, especially those being treated with Direct Acting Antiviral (DAA) therapy.
Professor Peter Hayes, of the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit, said: "Being able to use Targaxan 550 is important as liver disease has been on the rise so we see more cases of hepatic encephalopathy.
The research team reprogrammed fibroblasts and established a laboratory-based system for producing hepatic stem cells.
To the Editor: We report a rare hepatic ultrasonograph finding for a patient with liver failure associated with dengue virus (DENV) infection.
Ultrasound detected a plexus of vascular, serpiginous structures in the porta hepatis anterior to the portal vein, and a provisional diagnosis of hepatic vascular malformation was considered.
SAN FRANCISCO--Postmenopausal status is independently associated with a twofold increased risk of hepatic steatosis, the Dallas Heart Study has shown.
A higher hepatic PEPCK gene expression was found in +db/+db mice.
Niacin use has been somewhat limited by the adverse reaction of flushing and reports of infrequent but serious hepatotoxicity, including fulminant hepatic failure.