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  • Cirrhosis of the Liver

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    Cirrhosis of the Liver Cirrhosis of the Liver: Causes, Detection and Prevention University of Phoenix- Online Campus Cirrhosis of the Liver is a horrible disease that takes the lives of many people every year. There are many causes, symptoms, ways to diagnose and treatments that surround this disease as well as many ways that this fatal disease can be prevented. The liver is a key organ when it comes to making the body function properly (National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

  • Cirrhosis of the Liver

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    Cirrhosis is the 11th leading cause of death by disease in the United States. Almost one half of these are alcohol related. About 25,000 people die from cirrhosis each year. Description/Definition Cirrhosis is a consequence of chronic liver disease characterized by replacement of normal, healthy liver tissue by fibrotic scar tissue, blocking the flow of blood through the organ and preventing it from working as it should, as well as regenerative nodules leading to progressive loss of liver function

  • Liver Cirrhosis

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    Liver Cirrhosis Your Name HCS 245 April 16, 2014 University of Phoenix Dr. Tobey Tam Liver Cirrhosis As the Directors at the Sharp Rees Medical Facility, we will be talking about the liver. The liver is a very important organ in the human body as it does not just perform one function but is involved in multiple tasks. Some interesting facts about the liver; it weighs under five pounds, it has a shape like a half football and everyone is born with one. Just like most other disease or

  • Essay On Cirrhosis

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    P.P.I therapy is often used in patients with cirrhosis, sometimes, in the absence of a specific indication (e.g.: acid related diseases), there are conflicting reports for their use in cirrhotic patients. The dosage of most PPIs should be reduced in cirrhotic as they are metabolized by the liver and associated with adverse effects of prolonged use. Keywords Proton pump inhibitors, liver cirrhosis, peptic ulcer, H. pylori, esophageal band ligation. Abbreviations P.P.I: proton pump inhibitors. EVS:

  • Essay about Cirrhosis

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    Cirrhosis Cirrhosis is a serious disease of the liver where scar tissue replaces normal healthy tissue, and affects the function and structure of the liver. Liver, which is the largest organ in the body, has a vital roles which are important to keep the body functioning well. Liver makes proteins and enzymes that regulate blood clotting. It also regulates cholesterol and stores the energy. In addition, the liver removes poisons from the blood. 30% of cirrhosis's victims are diagnosed will remain

  • Cirrhosis Case Studies

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    weakness, fatigue, and loss of appetite. A student nurse will be precepting your assessment of Mr. Martin and when collecting subjective and objective data it is important to pay close detail to all findings. Ultimately this patient was diagnosis with cirrhosis, which is an abnormal liver condition that leads to irreversible scarring of the liver (National Institute of Health [NIH], 2017), so during assessment we should pay attention to details leading to this diagnosis. Before an assessment begins, make

  • Cirrhosis : The Leading Cause Of Death

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    Cirrhosis is the 12th leading cause of death in the United States. Cirrhosis affects one of the largest organs in the body, the liver. It is a condition that slowly worsens the liver and is unable to function normally due to chronic injury. Cirrhosis consists of four stages with the fourth stage being the most advanced stage of cirrhosis. When healthy liver cells are damaged and replaced by scar tissue (fibrosis) it’s known as a degenerative disease called cirrhosis. Chronic alcoholism is the leading

  • Cirrhosis And Its Effect On The Body Essay

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    groups are diagnosed with cirrhosis or any other disease in the United States. Liver is an important organ just like the rest of the organs inside our body especially for the digestive system. The liver has to be healthy to do many important functions for example, blood clotting, digesting food using bile duct, and many more duties. People may develop cirrhosis differently because their bodies react very different on how it may develop. Developing the disease cirrhosis in the liver will weaken the

  • Congestive Hepatopathy And Cardiac Cirrhosis

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    It has been known for a long time that the heart and the liver are strongly related. So, patients with heart failure develop manifestations from the liver. Congestive hepatopathy and cardiac cirrhosis includes a spectrum of hepatic derangements occurring in the setting of right-sided heart failure (Moller and Bernardi, 2013). A sudden and dramatic liver transaminase elevation in relation to cardiogenic shock correlates extensive hepatocellular necrosis called ischemic hepatitis (Crespo- Leiro et

  • Liver Cirrhosis Home Remedy

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    Papaya Seeds as a Treatment for Liver Cirrhosis Liver cirrhosis is a disease, usually caused by excessive alcohol consumption over many years, wherein the liver shrinks and becomes hardened. In this state it is ineffective at removing toxins from the body, leading to a variety of serious health problems. Papaya seeds are often reported as an effective treatment for liver cirrhosis. One method is to grind up around five dried seeds in a pepper grinder, or crush up fresh ones in a mortar and pestle