Posts Tagged ‘bile’

Vanishing Bile Duct Syndrome

Vanishing Bile Duct Syndrome Description.  Vanishing bile duct syndrome (VBDS) is a rare but serious outcome and complication of drug induced liver injury marked clinically by chronic cholestasis and histologically by loss of intrahepatic bile ducts.  VBDS typically occurs after a bout of severe cholestatic hepatitis, often with immunoallergic features. Latency to Onset.  VBDS is…

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The Importance of Bile Flow and Liver Health

The Importance of Bile Flow and Liver Health January 30th, 2014 Make sure you understand why the production, secretion and flow of bile is essential for maintaining optimal liver health. By Nicole Cutler L.Ac. The liver is an amazing organ, with an estimated 500 functions necessary to sustain life. Of these many roles, the liver…

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Primary sclerosing cholangitis – wikipedia

Primary sclerosing cholangitis From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic liver disease caused by progressive inflammation and scarring of the bile ducts of the liver. The inflammation impedes the flow of bile to the gut, which can ultimately lead to liver cirrhosis and liver failure. The underlying cause of the…

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