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True Liver Function Tests

  • Shabbir Chaiwala
  • George Y. Wu
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)

Abstract

In Chapter 2, markers of hepatobiliary disease were discussed. Although frequently called liver function tests, they are more properly considered markers of liver damage than function. True liver function tests correlate with hepatic functional capacity and include the galactose elimination, caffeine clearance, prothrombin time (PT), albumin, and cholesterol levels.

Keywords

Prothrombin Time Methyl Orange Free Cholesterol Synthetic Function Acute Liver Disease 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

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  • Shabbir Chaiwala
  • George Y. Wu

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