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BGS Global Hospital performs successful Liver Transplant to treat Acute Liver Failure Karnatakas largest liver transplant program clocks in 140 liver transplants till date Bangalore, December 7, 2016: BGS Global Hospital, a part of Parkway Pantai,successfully performed a liver transplant saving the life of a 51-year-old patient from Bangalore suffering from acute liver failure caused by anti-tuberculosis medication. His condition was fast deteriorating when he arrived at the hospital. Acute liver failure is loss of liver function that occurs rapidly in days or weeks in a person who has no pre-existing liver disease. It is much less common compared to other liver diseases requiring liver transplantation, such as decompensated cirrhosis of the liver, which develops more slowly. Acute liver failurecauses serious complications, including excessive bleeding and increasing pressure on the brain. Other organs like the heart, lungs and kidneys may also require support in such patients. It is a medical emergency that requires intensive care, ideally in transplant centres. Depending on the cause, acute liver failure can sometimes be reversed with medical treatment. In many situations, tho

Liver Failure, Acute

These correspond to diseases that can cause LFTs in the 1000s, which actually carries a fairly limited differential diagnosis: Acetaminophen - accounts for the majority of cases in the US. Other drugs/toxins including isoniazid, antibiotics, anticonvulsants, PTU, and poison mushrooms. Importantly, alcohol does not really cause LFTs in the 1000s nor does it cause acute liver failure!!! Hep B > Hep A, not really Hep C. Also Hep D (with Hep B coinfection) and Hep E (esp pregnant women). Rarely, other viruses such as HSV, CMV, adenovirus, and others can cause ALF especially in immunocompromised patients. 3. Vascular: "Shock liver" from extreme hypotension, Budd-Chiari, Veno-occlusive disease Wilson's Disease - accounts for 2-3% of ALF - presents usually in young adults with hemolytic anemia and acute liver failure, often with characteristically low Alk Phos. Other metabolic causes include complications related to pregnancy - Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy and HELLP syndrome. Reye's syndrome - associated with children taking ASA while suffering from viral illness (influenza, varicella). 5. Autoimmune Hepatitis - often is the first presentation, can be fulminant. Overview of ALF Manifes Continue reading >>

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  1. jeanb

    I personally feel really good when my body is burning fats rather than carbs. I feel foggy with carb energy, really alive and well on fat energy.

  2. ruthiegirl

    starving, but when one lowers carbs so that the body can't use it's normal form of energy (carbs) the body thinks starvation is setting in, and uses fat as fuel. Ketosis not a normal state. High protein is hard on the kidneys. Anyone who has kidney issues cannot go on a high protein, low carb diet. If that were the case that ketosis is fine, Dr. D would have all his O's on a Atkins diet. He doesn't. :) ;)

  3. ruthiegirl

    I was active on a low-carb website for a while. Some people needed to stay under 20g of carbs per day to lose weight. Others lost at 40g, 60g, or even 100g per day.
    Many people found that the kind of carbs they ate made a difference with weight loss- some did best with fruits, others with grains, and still others with starchy vegetables. Nearly all "low carbers" don't count the carbs of fiber. (Or, more accurately, they carefully counted fiber grams to subtract from total carbs, to get the "net carbs" they kept track of.)

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What is HEART FAILURE? What does HEART FAILURE mean? HEART FAILURE meaning & explanation. Heart failure (HF), often referred to as congestive heart failure (CHF), occurs when the heart is unable to pump sufficiently to maintain blood flow to meet the body's needs. Signs and symptoms commonly include shortness of breath, excessive tiredness, and leg swelling. The shortness of breath is usually worse with exercise, while lying down, and may wake the person at night. A limited ability to exercise is also a common feature. Chest pain, including angina, does not typically occur due to heart failure. Common causes of heart failure include coronary artery disease including a previous myocardial infarction (heart attack), high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation, valvular heart disease, excess alcohol use, infection, and cardiomyopathy of an unknown cause. These cause heart failure by changing either the structure or the functioning of the heart. There are two main types of heart failure: heart failure due to left ventricular dysfunction and heart failure with normal ejection fraction depending on whether the ability of the left ventricle to contract is affected, or the heart's ability to

Fulminant Hepatic Failure

markedly increased susceptibility to bacterial infections (bacteraemia in 30%, fungaemia in 10%) significantly more common in patients with renal failure. respiratory (47%) or urinary tract origin most common Gram +ve most common in first week, gram -ve in second week and fungal infection in third week ECG: multiple VEs, heart block, bradycardia common EEG: hepatic encephalopathy has characteristic pattern HAV IgM, HBcAb (IgM) - high sensitivity and specificity for acute infection with these 2 viruses. Assay for antibody to hepatitis C not very useful as it is rarely positive in the acute stages of the disease. Usually becomes positive for the first time only 3-6 months after the onset. The presence of HB IgM Ab to core Ag usually required for diagnosis as surface antigen is rapidly cleared lamivudine for patients with hepatitis B treated with steroids (to prevent acute liver failure on withdrawal of steroids) NB Early liason with and transfer to specialist unit before patient develops grade IV coma. 90% ofpatients in grade III coma progress to grade IV. N-acetylcysteine of benefit in patients following paracetamol overdose evenwhen there is evidence of encephalopathy and coagulop Continue reading >>

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  1. kensid23

    Hello all,
    I've been trying to educate myself and read as much as possible about this diet but I have an obvious concern about the relationship between ketosis and the adverse effects on the kidneys.
    In discussions I've had, I've been told that your kidneys have to work harder when you are doing diets like Atkins, Paleo (Upgraded Bulletproof), which result in problems with filtering waste, high blood pressure, kidney stones and risk of kidney failure. Albeit pretty extreme, I'd like to know if any of you have seen anything that would support either stance?
    Here's one of the articles I've read from Livestrong.com:
    http://www.livestrong.com/article/463341-ketosis-kidney-failure/
    I like when they say at the end of the article, "ketosis is simply an evolution-driven response to the need to survive on stored fat. And that ketones are a more preferred fuel source than carbohydrates"

  2. Rod

    Hi,
    Depending on your lifestyle, it's recommend (Dave) to come in and out of ketosis every 3-5 days. I assume this would be for someone who went on a very long ketosis cycle.
    Edit: After reading the link:
    Ketosis Effects on the Kidneys
    Very high levels of ketones make your blood more acidic and overburden your kidneys. "Medical News Today" reports that one of the side effects of a ketogenic diet is the formation of kidney stones. In processing higher amounts of protein, your kidneys work hard and are forced to excrete more sodium, calcium and potassium, as well as filter more of the byproducts of protein metabolism. This extra fluid and electrolyte loss can cause low blood pressure, another function mediated by your kidneys. Ketosis in the presence of diabetes can lead to ketoacidosis and coma, and can be life threatening.
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    [font=Arial, Helvetica]I'm eating about just a little over the normal amount of protein I would, instead of beef I would have lots of chicken. It seemed to focus more about protein hurting your kidneys and 20% of your calories should be from protein. Doesn't sounds crazy to me....[/font]
    Everything I learned about "biohacking" has been baby steps to "circadian biology", that's where the real biohacking comes in. You can buy a bunch of cool shit to "hack" but if you don't have context, you're not winning. Paleo is just a brand now and too many have opinions, it's on you to read and reread the material to not only find truth but to connect the dots. Much love to everyone who has helped me on my journey for restoring my health, please keep in touch. Feel free to message me with health questions [email protected]

  3. 16bit

    just remember the ketosis and ketoacidosis are two different things.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ketoacidosis

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VISIT: http://livercirrhosis.vital101.com How To Cure Liver Cirrhosis Naturally - Liver Cirrhosis Natural Treatment - Liver Cirrhosis Diet What is cirrhosis of the liver? Cirrhosis is a condition that results from permanent damage or scarring of the liver. This leads to a blockage of blood flow through the liver and prevents normal metabolic and regulatory processes. What are the major causes of cirrhosis? The major causes of cirrhosis are as follows: - Chronic alcoholism. - Viral infections caused by chronic viral hepatitis (types B, C and D). - Metabolic diseases such as alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, galactosemia and glycogen storage disorders. - inherited diseases such as Wilson disease and hemochromatosis. - Biliary cirrhosis resulting from diseases such as primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) and primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). - Toxic hepatitis caused by severe reactions to prescribed drugs or prolonged exposure to environmental toxins. - repeated bouts of heart failure with liver congestion. What are some early symptoms of cirrhosis? People in the early stages of cirrhosis have few symptoms. Some symptoms an individual may notice include: - Loss Of Appetite. - Nausea. -

Alterations In Arterial Blood Parameters In Patients With Liver Cirrhosis And Ascites

Int J Med Sci 2007; 4(2):94-97. doi:10.7150/ijms.4.94 Alterations in Arterial Blood Parameters in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis and Ascites Konstantinos Charalabopoulos1,2, Dimitrios Peschos3, Leonidas Zoganas4, George Bablekos4, Christos Golias1, Alexander Charalabopoulos1, Dimitrios Stagikas1, Angi Karakosta1, Athanasios Papathanasopoulos5, George Karachalios2, Anna Batistatou3 1. Department of Physiology, Clinical Unit, Medical Faculty, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece. 2. Department of Medicine, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece. 3. Department of Pathology, Medical Faculty, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece. 4. Department of Thoracic Surgery, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece. 5. Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology Unit, Medical Faculty, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY-NC) License . See for full terms and conditions. Charalabopoulos K, Peschos D, Zoganas L, Bablekos G, Golias C, Charalabopoulos A, Stagikas D, Karakosta A, Papathanasopoulos A, Karachalios G, Batistatou A. Alterations in Arterial Blood Parameters in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis a Continue reading >>

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  1. Pantlegz

    where does the body store excess glucose?

    I over heard my girlfriend say that sugar was stored just, or mostly, in your midsection and went on to correct her and said that excess calories are stored anywhere and it is typically genetically determined. Is this correct or is there some magic formula that says glucose, cane sugar in particular, is stored somewhere in specific? I googled but found tons of useless information.

  2. KoolDrew

    Carbs are rarely stored as fat in the first place. Only in cases of very high carb intakes and on very low fat diets. In normal circumstances, when you consume more carbohydrates, carb oxidation increases, while fat oxidation decreases. If the extra carbs happened to bring you into a calorie surplus, fat will get stored directly by inhibiting fat oxidation. Same goes for protein, which is basically never going to be converted to fat and stored. Excess protein would just increase protein oxidation while impairing fat oxidation resulting in more of your daily fat intake being stored as bodyfat.

  3. Powermoloch

    excess calories --> glycogen --> excess glycogen --> fat
    at least at my knowledge ^_^;

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