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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.
Abnormal liver tests in a Mediterranean population

Abnormal liver tests in a Mediterranean population

High levels of immunosuppressant may lead to tumor recurrence

High levels of immunosuppressant may lead to tumor recurrence

Pneumonia jab now available for over 65s in UK

Pneumonia jab now available for over 65s in UK

New trial for treatment of liver disease

New trial for treatment of liver disease

New drug approved for treating endometriosis

New drug approved for treating endometriosis

Patients with Hepatitis C have a significant decrease in their health-related quality-of-life

Patients with Hepatitis C have a significant decrease in their health-related quality-of-life

Statins appear to be safe for people with fatty liver disease

Statins appear to be safe for people with fatty liver disease

Three risk factors have the greatest impact on patient and graft survival rates for liver transplantation

Three risk factors have the greatest impact on patient and graft survival rates for liver transplantation

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