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What are Esophageal Varices?

Esophageal varices Esophageal varices are abnormal, enlarged veins in the tube that connects the throat and stomach (esophagus). This condition occurs most often in people with serious liver diseases. Esophageal varices develop when normal blood flow to the liver is blocked by a clot or scar tissue in the liver. To go around the blockages,…

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What Is Ascites?

What is ascites? Ascites is the accumulation of fluid (usually serous fluid which is a pale yellow and clear fluid) that accumulates in the abdominal (peritoneal) cavity. The abdominal cavity is located below the chest cavity, separated from it by the diaphragm. Ascitic fluid can have many sources such as liver disease, cancers, congestive heart…

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Cirrhosis of the Liver Stage 4

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Alcoholic Cirrhosis as a Syndrome

Alcoholic Cirrhosis As A Syndrome Abstract: This paper introduces the proposition that alcoholic cirrhosis is not a disease, and certainly not a fatal one. It is my purpose to demonstrate that alcoholic cirrhosis is a cluster of reversible deficiency diseases. By not treating the actual disease processes, conventional treatment is counterproductive and leads to a…

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End-Stage Liver Disease in HIV Disease

This article is a wonderful description of cirrhosis and it’s major symptoms. Everyone with cirrhosis should read this and learn from it. Craig Liver disease is the most common non–AIDS-related cause of mortality in HIV-infected patients. HIV-infected patients with chronic liver disease progress more rapidly to cirrhosis, and those with hepatitis B virus or hepatitis…

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Scientists Make Critical End-Stage Liver Disease Discovery

Scientists At The UA Make Critical End-Stage Liver Disease Discovery April 28, 2014 The discovery of an unknown cellular pathway has helped scientists and physicians better understand end-stage liver disease and offers a potential target for new therapeutics A team of researchers in the University of Arizona’s College of Pharmacy has discovered a molecular pathway…

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