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Making sense of liver function tests

Publication date: Wednesday, 12 September 2012
Contributor(s): Dr Andrew Blann

The liver has many functions, and therefore diseases of the liver have numerous consequences. These can be detected and monitored with blood tests. This article provides a review of liver function tests, or LFTs, and how they relate to the key functions of the liver and some of the most common liver diseases.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 9, Number 1, Jul-Aug-Sep 2012
Print edition page(s): 30-33
Contributor(s): Dr Andrew Blann

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