Tests of liver disease
Definition: gradual deterioration of liver function
The most important causes of chronic liver infections:
Liver viruses "Hepatitis - CMV - EBV"
Parasites "Schistosoma - E.hystolytica"
Liver patient suffers from:
Fluid leakage from blood to tissues, ease of bleeding - chronic anemia
Liver patients also suffer from gastric reflux and stomach ulcers, due to elevated blood pressure of the liver and the digestive system as a whole
The most important tests to follow the liver patients :
Liver enzymes (SGOT-SGPT- Alkaline phosphatase- GGT )
Bilrubin (total – direct )