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The liver is one of the largest solid organs of the body. It is located in the upper right part of the abdomen. Most of the organ lies under cover of the rib cage.
Alcohol relapse adversely affects liver transplant survival

Alcohol relapse adversely affects liver transplant survival

Patients can now swallow pill-sized, disposable cameras to help diagnose diseases of the esophagus

Patients can now swallow pill-sized, disposable cameras to help diagnose diseases of the esophagus

New hepatitis drug wins approval by FDA

New hepatitis drug wins approval by FDA

Diabetic patients run three times the risk of developing liver cancer

Diabetic patients run three times the risk of developing liver cancer

New therapeutic targets in liver diseases

New therapeutic targets in liver diseases

Pfizer acquires Idun Pharmaceuticals

Pfizer acquires Idun Pharmaceuticals

Scientists have replicated hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the laboratory

Scientists have replicated hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the laboratory

Pitt researcher presents findings on when to accept organ transplants

Pitt researcher presents findings on when to accept organ transplants

Biochemical marker aids prognosis in liver transplant patients

Biochemical marker aids prognosis in liver transplant patients

Nonsurgical microspheres an option for liver cancer patients

Nonsurgical microspheres an option for liver cancer patients

Eleventh Edition of the Report on Carcinogens

Eleventh Edition of the Report on Carcinogens

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

VCU Gastroenterology research papers ranked 4th in most cited papers

Severity of liver disease not a reliable indicator of quality of life

Severity of liver disease not a reliable indicator of quality of life

Role of ethnicity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Role of ethnicity in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

Sildenafil restores cognitive function in rats after liver failure

Sildenafil restores cognitive function in rats after liver failure

Major partnership with National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for Narhex Life Sciences

Major partnership with National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for Narhex Life Sciences

Push for mandatory health warnings on all alcohol products

Push for mandatory health warnings on all alcohol products

Researchers discover clues to cirrhosis

Researchers discover clues to cirrhosis

A new study has found fatty liver disease in nearly one third of American adults in a large urban population sample

A new study has found fatty liver disease in nearly one third of American adults in a large urban population sample

Peripheral neuropathy in a patient with alcoholic cirrhosis is reversible

Peripheral neuropathy in a patient with alcoholic cirrhosis is reversible