A biliary catheter is a small flexible, rubber tube placed into the common bile duct, the passageway for the bile to flow from the gallbladder and liver externally into a bag outside your body.
It is to modify protein, sodium, and water to prevent liver cirrhosis from deteriorating and to help liver cirrhosis with ascites or esophageal varices.
Patients with liver disease, base on the extent of encephalopathy, should greatly benefit from diet control of protein, sodium, and water.
Proper diet helps patient with injured liver regenerate and recover, and it also helps reduce chances of liver lesions.
Every patient does not expect liver cancer to return, but the reality is that regardless of surgical resection or medical treatment with alcohol injection or electroablation, the recurrence rate is on the rise year by year.
Treatment of liver cancer includes radiofrequency ablation, tumor excision surgery, Transarterial Chemoembolization(TACE), targeted therapy, and liver transplant.
Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver, with accompanying liver cell damage or cell death; it is caused most frequently by viral infection, certain drugs, chemicals, or poisons. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a virus that causes inflammation of the liver.
Liver abscess is not a common disease. There are two kinds of liver abscesses: pyogenic abscess due to bacterial infection and amebic abscesses due to infection with Entamoeba histolytica. Because of different etiology, the clinical presentation and treatment is also different; so we will discuss separately below.
Liver Cirrhosis is diffused inflammation and fibrosis, forming regeneration nodules, affecting normal liver function, and causing the obliteration of portal flow and portal hypertension.