extrahepatic


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ex·tra·he·pat·ic

 (ĕk′strə-hĭ-păt′ĭk)
adj.
Originating or occurring outside the liver.

extrahepatic

(ˌɛkstrəhɪˈpætɪk)
adj
(Medicine) outside the liver
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A consequence of the long half-life time of MK-7 is that it is available longer than [K.sub.1] for uptake by extrahepatic tissues.
Depending on the anatomic location, CCA is classified as intrahepatic, perihilar, and extrahepatic. iCCA originates from the intrahepatic biliary ductal system and forms an intrahepatic mass.
The developmental variations of intrahepatic and extrahepatic bile ducts in the biliary system are observed in 42%-58% of the population (2,3).
According to the authors, the paper "Vitamin K: Double Bonds beyond Coagulation Insights into Differences between Vitamin Kl and K2 in Health and Disease," is the first to highlight differences between isoforms vitamin Kl and K2 by means of source, function, and extrahepatic activity.
Splenic vein aneurysms were first reported in 1953 (1) and they are part of the extrahepatic portal vein aneurysm group (2).
BTC is a collective term for a group of rare and aggressive gastrointestinal cancers, including intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCC), extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (eCC) and gallbladder carcinoma (GBC).
Imaging plays an important part in diagnosing these congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunts, which have been divided by the Morgan Superina classification of portosystemic anomalies into Type I &Type II shunts.
However, early initiation of oral direct-acting therapies is associated with significant medical cost savings, largely driven by reduced extrahepatic manifestations.
000001, the summary random effects were significant in 35 meta-analyses 31 of these found increased risk with adiposity of esophageal adenocarcinoma, multiple myeloma, and cancers of the colon, rectum, liver, biliary tract system (cancers of gallbladder, extrahepatic bile duct, and ampulla of Vater), pancreas, postmenopausal breast, endometrium, and kidney.
Cavernous transformation of the portal vein (CTPV) among adults is quite rare, with an incidence of 15.6% among extrahepatic portal vein obstruction (EHPVO), including one-third of thrombotic portal veins,[1] and accordingly are thought to be secondary to EHPVO triggered by inflammation, adjacent tissue fibrosis, tumor invasion, pancreatitis, and clotting disorders.[1],[2],[3] CTPV is characterized by a series of tortuous collateral portal veins at the liver hilum, with portal vein occlusion at the level of the spinoportal conjunction.[2] In this case, it was more likely caused by chronic cholecystitis based on the original normal portal vein lumen.
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