This category contains information for patients, their families and caregivers, about the largest organ in the human body: the liver.

Information includes what the liver does, how to keep it healthy, common and uncommon diseases and disorders, tests and procedures, and transplant. Also found in this category and its subcategories are support groups, research articles, and liver organizations and foundations.

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Merck Manual: Liver and Gallbladder Disorders
Includes discussions of various specific conditions and information on symptoms and clinical manifestations of early and advanced liver disease.
50 Ways to Love Your Liver
Humorous list of tips for maintaining a healthy liver, told from the liver's point of view.
Cholestasis
Section of the Merck Manual describes this condition, associated with liver disease, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Dr. Wu's Liver Diseases
Information on hepatic diseases with a focus on viral hepatitis. Includes web sites for medical students, and information and review articles on hepatology.
Liver
Explains the anatomy of this organ, physiology, diseases, transplantation, and offers internal links.
NHS Choices: Jaundice
Provides information on this condition caused by the build up of bilirubin in the blood. Includes details of symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
NHS Choices: Liver Transplant
Provides information on this operation to replace a diseased liver with a healthy organ from a donor who has died. Includes information on preparation, how the transplant is performed and the donation process.

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