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What are high liver enzymes?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Transaminases

Usually, elevated liver enzymes mean elevated sgot/ast and sgpt/alt, less often alkaline phosphatase and its kindred.
These are released from injured (not necessarily dead) liver cells in a host of illnesses, several of which will kill you if they're missed.

In brief: Transaminases

Usually, elevated liver enzymes mean elevated sgot/ast and sgpt/alt, less often alkaline phosphatase and its kindred.
These are released from injured (not necessarily dead) liver cells in a host of illnesses, several of which will kill you if they're missed.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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