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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-02-22T19:05:22-0500
Patients with liver cirrhosis have an increased risk to develop life-threatening complications such as spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP). Impairment in the intestinal barrier, change...
Chronic hepatitis B(CHB) is a common infectious disease affecting up to 2 billion people worldwide. Around 650 thousand people died of liver failure, cirrhosis and primary liver cancer cau...
Many studies describe the relationship between microbiota alteration and the occurrence of metabolic, alcoholic or inflammatory liver diseases. Nevertheless, the modifications of microbiot...
Chronic liver diseases are common and the two main causes in France are NAFLD (No Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Nonalcoholic) and ALD (alcoholic liver disease). Because of the importance ...
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is kind of disease with unclear etiology. Recent studies on intestinal microbiota have raised the possibility that dysbiosis of intestinal microbiota maybe a nove...
Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) is the most common liver disease in the Western World. Liver transplantation (LT) is the treatment for end-stage ALD. However, many transplant centers are still reluctant...
Several microorganisms belonging to the intestinal microbiota act in an ecosystem responsible for maintaining the homeostasis and vital functions of human beings. From birth to old age the diversity o...
Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency (A1ATD) due to homozygosity for the Z-allele (ZZ) is an established risk factor for cirrhosis, but the liver disease risk in heterozygous Z-allele carriers (MZ) is contr...
Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) poses an extremely difficult problem in cirrhotic patients who are in need of a liver transplant. The prevalence of PVT in patients with cirrhosis ranges from 0.6% to 26% ...
It has been well established that disruption of the intestinal barrier function and increased intestinal permeability contribute to endotoxemia and associated liver injury in patients with cirrhosis. ...
Experimentally induced chronic injuries to the parenchymal cells in the liver to achieve a model for LIVER CIRRHOSIS.
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.
Liver diseases associated with ALCOHOLISM. It usually refers to the coexistence of two or more subentities, i.e., ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER; ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS; and ALCOHOLIC CIRRHOSIS.
Liver disease in which the normal microcirculation, the gross vascular anatomy, and the hepatic architecture have been variably destroyed and altered with fibrous septa surrounding regenerated or regenerating parenchymal nodules.
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER due to ALCOHOL ABUSE. It is characterized by NECROSIS of HEPATOCYTES, infiltration by NEUTROPHILS, and deposit of Mallory hyaline bodies. Depending on its severity, the inflammatory lesion may be reversible or progress to LIVER CIRRHOSIS.