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: 23 Feb 2015

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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: 23 Feb 2015

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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 2686 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Elaboration of tubules with active hedgehog drives parenchymal fibrogenesis in gestational alloimmune liver disease.
 

Author(s): Akihiro Asai, Samyukta Malladi, Jonathan Misch, Xiaomin Pan, Padmini Malladi, Anna Mae Diehl, Peter F Whitington

Journal: Hum. Pathol.. 2015 Jan;46(1):84-93.

 

Gestational alloimmune liver disease (GALD) produces severe neonatal liver disease that is notable for paucity of hepatocytes, large numbers of parenchymal tubules, and extensive fibrosis. Liver specimens from 19 GALD cases were studied in comparison with 14 infants without liver ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2014

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Surgical management of symptomatic hydatid liver disease: experience from a Western centre.
 

Author(s): Guillaume Martel, Salima Ismail, André Bégin, Franck Vandenbroucke-Menu, Réal Lapointe

Journal: Can J Surg. 2014 Oct;57(5):320-6.

 

Hydatid liver cysts are rare in North America. The objective of this study was to determine the optimal surgical management for hydatid liver cysts treated outside endemic areas.

Last Updated: 30 Sep 2014

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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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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Liver Disease" returned 617 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
 

Author(s): Naveed Sattar, Ewan Forrest, David Preiss

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Last Updated: 20 Sep 2014

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Disease modeling using human induced pluripotent stem cells: lessons from the liver.
 

Author(s): Richard L Gieseck, Jennifer Colquhoun, Nicholas R F Hannan

Journal: Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 2015 Jan;1851(1):76-89.

 

Human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) have the capacity to differentiate into any of the hundreds of distinct cell types that comprise the human body. This unique characteristic has resulted in considerable interest in the field of regenerative medicine, given the potential for these ...

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2014

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Liver retransplant for primary disease recurrence.
 

Author(s): Firas Zahr Eldeen, Moustafa Mabrouk Mourad, Christos Liossis, Simon R Bramhall

Journal: Exp Clin Transplant. 2014 Jun;12(3):175-83.

 

Liver retransplant is the only treatment for patients with irreversible graft failure. However, given the severe shortage of organs, there is an ethical question of equity in the distribution of this resource. Liver retransplant is more expensive and is associated with lower patient/graft ...

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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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Biomarkers for the Prognosis of Decompensated Alcoholic Liver Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alcoholic Liver Diseases; Decompensated Cirrhosis

 

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2014

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