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The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the liver.

hep′a·tol′o·gist n.


n. hepatólogo-a, especialista en trastornos hepáticos.


n hepatólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf especializado en el hígado y sus enfermedades, especialista mf del hígado
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Watkins, who will chair the committee, is a hepatologist with a special interest in liver toxicity.
Integral to the development plan for the ETHECC(C) trial and marketing approval of THYMITAQ(R) was the selection of a leading hepatologist and a medical oncologist.
Anyone currently suffering from liver disease should check with their physician or hepatologist before taking acetaminophen.
It is my hope that this campaign will increase awareness of the risk factors for hepatitis C, and prompt infected patients to seek a referral to a liver specialist - such as a hepatologist or gastroenterologist - to have a conversation about whether treatment is medically appropriate.
SIUT official here on Wednesday said the team includes surgeons, nephrologists, hepatologist, intensive care specialist and technicians.
Dr Quentin Anstee, a consultant hepatologist at Newcastle University and the Freeman Hospital, warned the UK faced a "major and growing challenge" as increasing numbers of Britons are diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
As well as enjoying a first class menu, guests heard about the work of CLDF from broadcaster Sue Cook, one of the charity's patrons and from Dr Patrick Mc Kiernan, Paediatric Hepatologist at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Consultant hepatologist, Dr Richard Aspinall , trustee and medical advisor to Liver4Life commented, "These findings really drive home the significant impact of HE on patients, families and the healthcare system.
Fahad Al-Najjar, gastroenterologist (stomach), hepatologist (liver) and internist (internal medicine) specialist, in remarks to KUNA.
REDUCED RISK OF LIVER FAILURE 'Damage to the liver caused by fat and inflammation may be reversible if you change your drinking habits in time,' says Dr Akeel Alisa, consultant hepatologist for Spire Bushey Hospital.
But Professor Rajiv Jalan, a leading UK hepatologist, argued that all liver disease patients deserved a chance.
Consultant hepatologist Dr Stephen Stewart said: "About 1,000 new cases are notified each year and Irish health services will come under further pressure in the future if we don't actively work to prevent new cases occurring and diagnose and treat those that have already occurred.