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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a spectrum that ranges from simple steatosis to steatohepatitis, advanced fibrosis and cirrhosis. NAFLD is now the most common chronic liver disease in many developed countries. The latest Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network and Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (OPTN/SRTR) annual liver transplant report showed that hepatitis C (HCV) infection was no longer the most common indication for liver transplant; instead "other/unknown etiology" became the leading indication, and importantly, the highest number of transplants performed were for other/unknown liver diseases. The majority of cases categorized as other/unknown liver disease most likely represented NAFLD. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
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Name: Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.)
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Final stage of a liver disease when the liver failure is irreversible and LIVER TRANSPLANTATION is needed.
Conditions in which the LIVER functions fall below the normal ranges. Severe hepatic insufficiency may cause LIVER FAILURE or DEATH. Treatment may include LIVER TRANSPLANTATION.
Sudden liver failure in the presence of underlying compensated chronic LIVER DISEASE (e.g., LIVER CIRRHOSIS; HEPATITIS; and liver injury and failure) due to a precipitating acute hepatic insult.
The transference of a part of or an entire liver from one human or animal to another.
Single or multiple areas of PUS due to bacterial infection within the hepatic parenchyma. It can be caused by a variety of BACTERIA, local or disseminated from infections elsewhere such as in APPENDICITIS; CHOLECYSTITIS; PERITONITIS; and after LIVER TRANSPLANTATION.
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