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What is meld score in end stage liver disease?

What is meld score in end stage liver disease?

3 mos mortality risk: Used to prioritize allocation of deceased donor organs for liver transplantation. Meld is a prospectively developed and validated chronic liver disease severity scoring system that uses a patient's laboratory values for serum bilirubin, serum creatinine, and the international normalized ratio for prothrombin time (inr) to predict survival. ...Read more

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Liver (Definition)

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 ...Read more

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Managing Vertigo & Dizziness (Checklist)

Don't change positions quickly
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Avoid driving while you have symptoms
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Wear shoes without heels
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Where can I find information about all the different liver diseases and complications?

Use your computer...: Our healthtap answers are limited to 400 characters, so we can't provide you the breadth or depth of knowledge you seek. Excellent sources of liver information include: textbooks, websites (like nih or aasld), or addressing your specific concerns to your physician. Doctors love to teach! ...Read more

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Is liver disease really serious?

Is liver disease really serious?

Could be: There are many varieties of "liver disease." hepatitis c can cause eventual cirrhosis. Alcohol excess can cause cirrhosis. Some liver disease caused by hepatitis a or b or from some medications can fully resolve with no further problems. Fatty liver damage can rarely progress to a serious problem. So it depends. Your doctor would know best what a person's future risks may be. ...Read more

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What are the ways to get tested for liver diseases?

What are the ways to get tested for liver diseases?

Blood Tests: Most of the liver diseases can be diagnosed by blood testing. Ultrasound or ct can also tell how the liver looks. More rarely, tests such as ERCP are needed to look at the bile ducts. ...Read more

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Managing Vertigo & Dizziness (Checklist)

Avoid rapid head movements
once
Ask for help walking if you are unsteady on your feet
once
Keep carefull track of all associated symptoms
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What is liver disease like?

Too broad: That's too broad of a question. There are many types of liver disease that produce different signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. David Astrachan
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Vertigo (Definition)

A type of dizziness where the patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion usually due to a dysfunction of the inner ear apparatus. It can be associated with nausea, vomiting and an unsteady gait. Vertigo is classified as either peripheral (inner ear or vestibular problem) or central (injury to the balance centers of ...Read more

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Liver Diseases (Definition)

Liver diseases include genetic problems such as Wilson's disease, infection, inflammation, and cancer. The liver carries out many functions in our body including metabolizing drugs and ...Read more

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