Hepatology is the sub specialty in Gastroenterology which deals with the study, analysis, prevention and administration of ailments that influence Liver. Liver is the vital organ which plays a major role in metabolism. Liver is highly specialized and regulates a wide range of high volume biochemical reactions. Liver weighs about 1.44-1.66 kgs located at upper right quadrant of abdominal cavity and rests below diaphragm to the right of the stomach and overlies the gallbladder. Liver diseases are also termed as hepatic disease. Most commonly found liver disease includes Hepatitis, Jaundice, Cirrhosis, Alcoholic Liver Disease, Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver and Liver Abscesses. Liver disease rarely results in pain, portal hypertension and immunosuppression.
Related Journals of Hepatology
Hepatology, Gastroenterology, The American Journal of Gastroenterology, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, Gut, European Journal of Gastroenterology, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology, World Journal of Gastroenterology, Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology.