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What is the definition or description of: abnormal liver tests?

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Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Outside of normal: Liver functions test can be measured as alt (alanine aminotransferase - sgpt), ast (aspartate aminotransferase - sgot), alkaline phosphatase, bilirubin, albumin, prothrombin time (pt/inr). Each labs will have a normal value (2 standard deviation from mean). If labs are outside these values, it can mean that liver is not functioning properly although 5% of normal people will fall outside of "normal.
Dr. Richard Lipman
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 56 years experience
Liver tests not norm: Abnormal liver tests are simply blood tests that show you how your liver is working, including, albumin, sgot, gpt, bilirubin and a few more, if they are high, you need to see you doctor, there are many reasons for abnormal liver tests.

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What is the definition or description of: liver?

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Dr. Ragui Sadek
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Largest body organ: This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of lipids. The liver's h.

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