Liver Disorders

ABC's of Hepatitis - (PDF)

Find information on the symptoms, treatment, vaccines and prevention for five types of Hepatitis - from Type A through E.

Review Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013

Educational Institution — Click the resource link above to learn more

Acetaminophen and Liver Injury: Q & A for Consumers

Acetaminophen is a pain medication generally considered safe when used as directed. However, taking more than the recommended amount can cause liver damage, ranging from abnormalities in liver function blood tests, to acute liver failure, and even death.

Review Date: Tuesday, August 07, 2012

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Directory of Liver Specialists

Users may select a state name to find liver specialists skilled in treating Hepatitis B (HBV). The directory listings include information about drug therapies used and clinical trials in which the doctor is involved.

Review Date: Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Hepatitis B Foundation

Hepatitis: Vaccination and Other Protection

Hepatitis A and B are the only STDs which are vaccine-preventable. The vaccine is safe and effective, and often covered by insurance.

Review Date: Friday, December 21, 2012

GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality

Liver Transplantation

Learn about liver transplantation, a surgery to remove a diseased or injured liver and replace it with a healthy whole liver or a segment of a liver from another person, called a donor.

Review Date: Thursday, April 02, 2015

NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIDDK

What I Need to Know About Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis is scarring of the liver. A liver with too much scar tissue cannot work properly. Learn what you can do to prevent cirrhosis or keep it from getting worse if you already have liver disease.

Review Date: Wednesday, April 01, 2015

NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIDDK

What You Need To Know About™ Liver Cancer

This booklet has important information about cancer that begins in the liver. It discusses possible causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of liver cancer. It also has information to help patients cope with this disease.

Review Date: Friday, April 03, 2015

NIH National Cancer Institute

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