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Forum Name: Renal Failure
Question: hepatic impairment
|frmtch - Fri Feb 02, 2007 6:47 am||
what is hepatic impairment?
|Dr. Safaa Mahmoud - Fri Feb 02, 2007 3:01 pm||
liver impairment means an abnormal reduced l liver function. Disease (hepatitis) or traumatic injury (chemical, drugs, alcohol) which reduce the liver normal activities.
Laboratory studies help in the identification of the form of liver injury, the functional condition of the liver, and the likely specific causes of disease.
Clinical picture of impaired liver function include:
- increased bleeding tendency
By investigations results indicative of liver impairment include:
- increased levels of circulating hepatic enzymes
Hope this information is useful.
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