Liver Transplant Liver TransplantRelated Doctor's & Expert's Views « Back to Liver Transplant Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Drug Interactions: Know Ingredients, Consult Your Physician Hospital: 10 Tips: Packing for a Hospital Stay Hospitals: Can Yours Handle Your Emergency? Liver Disease FAQs Organ Donor Myths Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Liver Disease FAQs Hospitals: Can Yours Handle Your Emergency? Drug Interactions: Know Ingredients, Consult Your Physician Hospital: 10 Tips: Packing for a Hospital Stay Organ Donor Myths Suggested Reading on Liver Transplant by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 16 articles Liver Disease Liver disease can be cause by a variety of things including infection (hepatitis), diseases such as gallstones, high cholesterol or triglycerides, blood Cirrhosis (Liver) Cirrhosis of the liver refers to a disease in which normal liver cells are replaced by scar tissue caused by alcohol and viral hepatitis B and C. This Fatty Liver Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) refers to a wide spectrum of liver disease ranging from simple fatty liver (steatosis), to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis Ascites Ascites, the accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity is most commonly caused by cirrhosis of the liver. Some of the other causes of ascites include Hepatitis C (HCV, Hep C) Hepatitis C is an inflammation of the liver due to the hepatitis C virus (HCV), which is usually spread by blood transfusion, hemodialysis, and needle STDs in Men Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections transmitted during sexual contact. They may be caused by viruses, bacteria, or parasites. STDs in men Drug-Induced Liver Disease Drug-induced liver diseases are diseases of the liver that are caused by physician-prescribed medications, OTC medications, vitamins, hormones, herbs, Tylenol Liver Damage Tylenol liver damage (acetaminophen) can occur from accidentally ingesting too much acetaminophen, or intentionally. Acetaminophen is a drug contained Hepatitis B (HBV, Hep B) The hepatitis B virus (HBV, hep B) is a unique, coated DNA virus belonging to the Hepadnaviridae family of viruses. The course of the virus is determined Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) infection is the most common type of infection acquired by patients while hospitalized. Patients at risk for VRE Liver (Anatomy and Function) The liver is the largest gland and organ in the body. There are a variety of liver diseases caused by liver inflammation, scarring of the liver, infection Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC) Bleeding Varices Varices are dilated blood vessels usually in the esophagus or stomach. Symptoms of bleeding varices include vomiting blood, black stools, low blood pressure, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) Primary sclerosing cholangitis or PSC is a disease of the liver. The cause of PSC is not known. Symptoms may include itching, fatigue, jaundice, fever, The Digestion Process (Organs and Functions) Digestion is the complex process of turning food you eat into the energy you need to survive. The digestive process also involves creating waste to be Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Treatment (PBC) Medications 6 articles Procedures & Tests 6 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 2 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 4 articles Health News 38 articles Health Features 0 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!