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.

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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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: 5 May 2014

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

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

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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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: 5 May 2014

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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 2630 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 593 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Liver disease secondary to intestinal failure.
 

Author(s): Bassam Abu-Wasel, Michele Molinari

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2014 ;2014():968357.

 

IFALD is a common and potentially life-threatening condition for patients with SBS requiring long-term PN. There exists the potential for decreasing its incidence by optimizing the composition and the rate of infusion of parenteral solutions, by advocating a multidisciplinary approach, ...

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2014

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KASL clinical practice guidelines: management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
 

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Journal: Clin Mol Hepatol. 2013 Dec;19(4):325-48.

 

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2014

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Long-term survival after liver transplantation for alcoholic liver disease.
 

Author(s): Paula Iruzubieta, Javier Crespo, Emilio Fábrega

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Dec;19(48):9198-208.

 

Currently, alcoholic cirrhosis is the second leading indication for liver transplantation in the United States and Europe. The quality of life and survival after a liver transplantation (LT) in patients with alcoholic liver disease (ALD) are similar to those in patients with other ...

Last Updated: 10 Jan 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: 1 Apr 2014

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