Posts Tagged ‘syndrome’

Alcoholic Cirrhosis as a Syndrome

Alcoholic Cirrhosis as a Syndrome Abstract: This paper introduces the proposition that alcoholic cirrhosis is not a disease, and certainly not a fatal one. It is my purpose to demonstrate that alcoholic cirrhosis is a cluster of reversible deficiency diseases. By not treating the actual disease processes, conventional treatment is counterproductive and leads to a…

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Who Wrote Alcoholic Cirrhosis as a Syndrome?

Who Wrote Alcoholic Cirrhosis as a Syndrome? When I found a paper on the Internet, Alcoholic Cirrhosis as a Syndrome it was that magic wand I had been looking for. I read it, digested it and applied the knowledge I gained from it. Had I not done so I have no doubt I would have…

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What is Hepatorenal Syndrome?

What is Hepatorenal Syndrome? Hepatorenal syndrome (often abbreviated HRS) is a life-threatening medical condition that consists of rapid deterioration in kidney function in individuals with cirrhosis or fulminant liver failure. HRS is usually fatal unless a liver transplant is performed, although various treatments, including dialysis, can help over the short term. While HRS can affect…

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What is Budd-Chiari Syndrome?

Hepatic vein obstruction (Budd-Chiari) Hepatic vein obstruction is a blockage of the hepatic vein, which carries blood away from the liver. Causes Hepatic vein obstruction prevents blood from flowing out of the liver and back to the heart. This blockage can cause liver damage. Obstruction of this vein can be caused by a tumor or…

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Hepatic Vein Thrombosis

Hepatic Vein Thrombosis The causes of hepatic vein thrombosis are numerous so treatment to the disease can be quite different. Read on the following article to learn more information about the diagnosis and cure of the disease. What is the hepatic vein? The hepatic veins are blood vessels located in the liver. Their function is…

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