hepatic insufficiency


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Related to hepatic insufficiency: renal insufficiency, liver insufficiency

he·pa·tic in·suf·fi·cien·cy

defective functional activity of the liver cells.

hepatic insufficiency

a failure or partial failure of normal liver function.

he·pa·tic in·suf·fi·cien·cy

(he-patik in-sŭ-fishĕn-sē)
Defective functional activity of the liver cells.

he·pa·tic in·suf·fi·cien·cy

(he-patik in-sŭ-fishĕn-sē)
Defective functional activity of the liver cells.

insufficiency

inability to perform properly an allotted function.

adrenal insufficiency
hypoadrenalism.
aortic insufficiency
inadequacy of the aortic valve, permitting blood to flow back into the left ventricle of the heart.
cardiac insufficiency
inability of the heart to perform its function properly; heart failure.
coronary insufficiency
decreased supply of blood to the myocardium resulting from constriction or obstruction of the coronary arteries, but not accompanied by necrosis of the myocardial cells. Called also ischemic myocardial necrosis.
hepatic insufficiency
inadequate liver function, short of hepatic failure.
ileocecal insufficiency
inability of the ileocecal valve to prevent backflow of contents from the cecum into the ileum.
pulmonary insufficiency
insufficiency of the pulmonary valve, permitting blood to flow into the right ventricle of the heart.
respiratory insufficiency
a condition in which respiratory function is inadequate to meet the body's needs when increased physical activity places extra demands on it. See also respiratory insufficiency.
thyroid insufficiency
hypothyroidism.
valvular insufficiency
failure of a cardiac valve to close perfectly, causing the blood to flow back through the orifice (valvular regurgitation); named, according to the valve affected, aortic, mitral, pulmonary or tricuspid insufficiency.
velopharyngeal insufficiency
failure of velopharyngeal closure due to cleft palate, muscular dysfunction, etc., resulting in defective swallowing with regurgitation through the nose.
venous insufficiency
inadequacy of the venous valves with impairment of venous drainage, resulting in edema.
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In addition to its high frequency, biochemical exacerbation was a serious event and was associated with clinical and laboratory signs of hepatic insufficiency in 17% (6/35) of the cases.
Overall the factors which led to hypoglycemic coma in present case are: old age, hepatic insufficiency and potent dose of hypoglycemic drugs.
The degree of hepatic insufficiency depends in part on the extent of the resection.
Second, it's wise to not use any fluoroquinolone in elderly patients with diabetes mellitus (especially those taking sulfonylureas), hepatic insufficiency, and/or renal insufficiency (SOR: A).
Other occasional adverse reactions include urticaria, melena, hematuria, glycosuria, hepatic insufficiency, flaccid paralysis, photosensitivity, convulsions, and, rarely, crystalluria and renal calculi.
Hematobiochemical alterations noticed in present study were in agreement with Erlanio and Jose (2012), who opined that elevated levels of ALT, AST and ALP suggestive of hepatic insufficiency and intra hepatic cholistasis leading to jaundice in effected animals.
CCBs are metabolized by the liver; in patients with moderate to severe hepatic insufficiency, keep the dose low The dihydropyridine CCBs can be used during pregnancy, but verapamil and diltiazem should be avoided because they slow fetal heart rates.
Cystoenteric anastomosis, total cyst excision, and enucleation or resection with or without partial hepatectomy are more complex surgical techniques that carry significant complications, including infection, pulmonary embolism, biliary leakage, and hepatic insufficiency.
After a single oral dose of posaconazole 400 mg, the mean AUC was 43%, 27% and 21% higher in subjects with mild (Child-Pugh Class A, N=6), moderate (Child-Pugh Class B, N=6), and severe (Child-Pugh Class C, N=6) hepatic insufficiency, respectively, compared to subjects with normal hepatic function (N=18).
VIMOVO is not recommended in patients with severe hepatic insufficiency.
Use with caution and in reduced doses in older or debilitated patients, as well as patients with renal or hepatic insufficiency, Addison's disease, delirium tremens, myxedema or hypothyroidism, prosthetic hypertrophy or urethral stricture, toxic psychosis.
In addition, two higher risk patient subgroups completed the study, approximately 40 patients with mild-to-moderate renal insufficiency and approximately 40 patients with mild hepatic insufficiency.