What I need to know about Liver Transplantation. NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH . U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Liver Transplantation
Your Liver and How It Works What does my liver look like? The liver is the largest organ inside the body. In an adult, it is about the size of a football and weighs close to three pounds.
1-800-GO-LIVER (1-800-465-4837) www.liverfoundation.org Liver Transplants Why is the liver important? The liver is the second largest organ in your body and is located under your rib cage on the right side.
For More Information American Liver Foundation 75 Maiden Lane, Suite 603 New Y ork, NY 10038-4810 Phone: 1-800-GO-LIVER (465-4837) or 212-668-1000 Fax: ...
Cirrhosis Basics —Theliverisoneof the most important organs in your bod y and weighs about 3pounds. —Itsitsintheupper right side of the abdomen, below the ribs.
About This Booklet This National Cancer Institute (NCI) booklet is about cancer * that starts in the liver ( primary liver cancer ). Each year in the United States, about 15,000 men and 6,000 women are told they have primary liver cancer.
CANADIAN LIVER FOUNDATION NATIONAL OFFICE 2235 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 1500 Toronto, Ontario M2J 5B5 Established in 1969, the Canadian Liver Foundation (CLF) was the first organization in the world devoted to providing support for research and education into the causes, diagnosis, prevention ...
The Feline Liver From The WALTHAM Course on Dog and Cat Nutrition. © 1999 Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition KEY POINTS • The cat has a number of anatomic and metabolic peculiarities predisposing this species to some specific liver diseases and posing particular challenges to their dietary ...
AASLD POSITION PAPER Liver Biopsy DonC. Rockey, 1 Stephen H. Caldwell, 2 Zachary D. Goodman, 3 Rendon C. Nelson, 4 and Alastair D. Smith 5 This position paper has been approved by the AASLD and represents the position of the association.
Aim Digest PAge * ARTICLES The liver - a complex diagnosis by Helena Conibear Ask a lay person about the effect of heavy drinking on the body and they will invariably reply cirrhosis of the liver.