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.
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.
Health care and Life style to Keep the Liver Healthy
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.
Hepatitis A vaccine is an inactivated vaccine for injection. It is generally recommended that 2 doses should be administered with an intramuscular injection.
Hepatitis B can be contracted by the passage of blood or body fluids containing hepatitis B virus through the skin or mucosa into the human body.
A liver biopsy is a procedure to remove a small piece of liver tissue by using a biopsy needle, and the pathologist can examine this tissue by using a microscope and check if there are any signs of damage or disease.
It is to modify protein, sodium, and water to prevent liver cirrhosis from deteriorating and to help liver cirrhosis with ascites or esophageal varices.