Liver Disease

Common Name(s)

Liver Disease

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Liver Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

Hepatitis Foundation International

Hepatitis Foundation International is dedicated to promoting wellness and healthy lifestyles for all individuals in order to reduce the incidence of preventable diseases that affect the liver’s health including: obesity, diabetes, fatty liver, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse. We inform, educate, and empower by making available reliable and up-to-date information.

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2014

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Alagille Syndrome Alliance

The purpose of the Alliance is to be the main networking resource and source of information for people with ALGS, their families, friends, and health care providers. The Alliance is also dedicated to increasing public awareness of ALGS and supporting research efforts on behalf of the ALGS community.

Last Updated: 25 May 2013

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Alpha-1 Foundation

The Alpha-1 Foundation is dedicated to providing the leadership and resources that will result in increased research, improved health, worldwide detection, and a cure for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Liver Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

Hepatitis Foundation International

Hepatitis Foundation International is dedicated to promoting wellness and healthy lifestyles for all individuals in order to reduce the incidence of preventable diseases that affect the liver’s health including: obesity, diabetes, fatty liver, high cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse. We inform, educate, and empower by making available reliable and up-to-date information.

http://www.HepatitisFoundation.org

Last Updated: 9 Nov 2014

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Alagille Syndrome Alliance

The purpose of the Alliance is to be the main networking resource and source of information for people with ALGS, their families, friends, and health care providers. The Alliance is also dedicated to increasing public awareness of ALGS and supporting research efforts on behalf of the ALGS community.

http://www.alagille.org

Last Updated: 25 May 2013

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Alpha-1 Foundation

The Alpha-1 Foundation is dedicated to providing the leadership and resources that will result in increased research, improved health, worldwide detection, and a cure for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.

http://alpha-1foundation.org/

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2013

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General Resources

ALGSA CONNECT Patient Registry

Registry open to anyone with ALGS.

Updated 25 May 2013

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Blogs

ALGSA President's Blog

Cindy Luxhoj Hahn's weekly blog about being a parent of a child with ALGS and running the ALGSA.

Updated 25 May 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Liver Disease" returned 2646 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Trends of chronic liver disease in a tertiary care referral hospital in Eastern India.
 

Author(s): Gautam Ray

Journal: Indian J Public Health. ;58(3):186-94.

 

There is scarce Indian data on time trends of hepatitis, an impediment to formulate an effective public health policy on the matter.

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2014

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Mortality caused by chronic liver disease among American Indians and Alaska Natives in the United States, 1999-2009.
 

Author(s): Anil Suryaprasad, Kathy K Byrd, John T Redd, David G Perdue, M Michele Manos, Brian J McMahon

Journal: Am J Public Health. 2014 Jun;104 Suppl 3():S350-8.

 

We compared chronic liver disease (CLD) mortality from 1999 to 2009 between American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) and Whites in the United States after improving CLD case ascertainment and AI/AN race classification.

Last Updated: 16 May 2014

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Assessment of the sexual functions of males with chronic liver disease in South West Nigeria.
 

Author(s): Olusegun Adekanle, Dennis A Ndububa, Ernest O Orji, Oluwasegun Ijarotimi

Journal: Ann Afr Med. ;13(2):81-6.

 

Patients with chronic liver disease (CLD) have been reported to have sexual dysfunction irrespective of etiology. There is little or no report from Nigeria on this disorder. This study looked at sexual dysfunction among male patients with CLD.

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Liver Disease" returned 600 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Polycystic liver disease: an overview of pathogenesis, clinical manifestations and management.
 

Author(s): Wybrich R Cnossen, Joost P H Drenth

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Polycystic liver disease (PLD) is the result of embryonic ductal plate malformation of the intrahepatic biliary tree. The phenotype consists of numerous cysts spread throughout the liver parenchyma. Cystic bile duct malformations originating from the peripheral biliary tree are called ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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Liver transplantation in glycogen storage disease type I.
 

Author(s): Susanna J B Boers, Gepke Visser, Peter G P A Smit, Sabine A Fuchs

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Glycogen storage disease type I (GSDI), an inborn error of carbohydrate metabolism, is caused by defects in the glucose-6-transporter/glucose-6-phosphatase complex, which is essential in glucose homeostasis. Two types exist, GSDIa and GSDIb, each caused by different defects in the ...

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2014

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Liver enzymes serum levels in patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis: a comprehensive review.
 

Author(s): Luís Henrique Bezerra Cavalcanti Sette, Edmundo Pessoa de Almeida Lopes

Journal: Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2014 ;69(4):271-8.

 

We reviewed the literature regarding the serum levels of the enzymes aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase, and gamma-glutamyl transferase in patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis with and without viral hepatitis. Original articles published up to January ...

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Biomarkers for the Prognosis of Decompensated Alcoholic Liver Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alcoholic Liver Diseases; Decompensated Liver Disease

 

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2014

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Pasireotide LAR in Severe Polycystic Liver Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Somatostatin Analogs; Polycystic Liver Disease; Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease; Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Liver Disease

 

Last Updated: 8 May 2014

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Multicentre Prospective Cohort Study of Patients With Chronic Alcoholic and/or Metabolic Liver Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Liver Diseases, Alcoholic; Metabolic Diseases

 

Last Updated: 6 Nov 2014

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