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  1. Liver metastases refer to cancer that has spread to the liver from somewhere else in the body. ...
  2. Liver transplant is surgery to replace a diseased liver with a healthy liver. ... The donated liver may be from: A donor who has recently died and has not had liver injury. This type of ...
  3. ... the esophagus in people with cirrhosis of the liver. These veins may rupture and bleed. ... Scarring ( cirrhosis ) of the liver is the most common cause of esophageal varices. This scarring cuts down on blood flowing through the liver. As a ...
  4. Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver and poor liver function. It is the last stage of chronic liver disease. ... is most often the end result of chronic liver damage caused by long-term (chronic) liver disease. ...
  5. Hepatocellular carcinoma is cancer that starts in the liver. ... Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common type of liver cancer. It occurs more often in men than ...
  6. A liver scan uses a radioactive material to check how well the liver or spleen is working and to assess masses in the liver. ... radioisotope into one of your veins. After the liver has soaked up the material, you will be ...
  7. A liver biopsy is a test that takes a sample of tissue from the liver for examination. ... the biopsy needle to be inserted into the liver. This is often done by using ultrasound. The ...
  8. Pyogenic liver abscess is a pus-filled pocket of fluid within the liver. Pyogenic means producing pus. ... There are many possible causes of liver abscesses, including: ... bowel Infection in the blood Infection of the bile draining tubes ...
  9. Enlarged liver refers to swelling of the liver beyond its normal size. Hepatomegaly is another word to describe this problem. If both the liver and spleen are enlarged, it is called ...
  10. Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver and poor liver function. It is the last stage of chronic liver disease. You were in the hospital to treat this ...
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