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.
The treatment of liver cancer needs to take consideration of liver function tests and location of tumor due to patients usually with chronic hepatitis or liver cirrhosis (may combined with jaundice, ascites, esophageal varices, hepatic encephalopathy and coagulopathy).
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Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is commonly known as one of primary liver cancer, which managements can be divided into curative treatments such as surgical resection, liver transplantation and tumor ablation, and palliative treatments such as trans-arterial chemoembolization, radiation therapy, systemic chemotherapy, target therapy, and immunotherapy.
Hepatitis C is the inflammation when the liver is infected by hepatitis C virus (HCV). Hepatitis C was initially addressed as “Non-A nor B Hepatitis” but was separated in 1989. Now it is officially known as hepatitis C virus.
Acute hepatitis refers to the process of acute injury and necrosis affecting the liver parenchymal and nonparenchymal cells. Common and rare causes that lead to acute hepatitis are as follows:
In Taiwan, liver cancer has been ranked first two places of top ten cancer mortality over more than 20 years, which affects the health of people substantially. According to statistics, there are new cases of 9,000 patients with liver cancer each year while there are approximately 8,000 patients who die of liver cancer each year.
Generally the diet for persons with Hepatitis should contain high calories, high content of proteins and vitamins, and low fat.
After you undergo liver transplantation, we are deeply aware of the problems you may encounter after operation. There will be some doubts and anxieties in your mind. In order to relieve your anxiety, a special health education leaflet is provided for your reference.
Sleep early with plenty of rest helps to decrease liver loading and to deliver more nutrients to liver to promote liver cell regeneration and recovery of liver function.