hepatotrophic

hepatotrophic

having a specific effect on the liver or exerting a specific effect on it.
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Ehrmann J, Kirc I (2000) Characterictics of still unknow hepatotrophic viruses and clinical picture of the disease.
Since severe coagulopathy is almost never seen in isolation with severe malaria, its presence should alert the physicians to look for an underlying infection with a hepatotrophic virus or disseminated intravascular coagulation associated with sepsis.
However, the differences in hormones, nutritional elements and hepatotrophic factors in the portal blood flow between caudate lobe and the other segments of the liver may correlate with this hyper plastic change 6.
Acute and chronic hepatotrophic viral hepatitis are common in this region, and there are valid concern that concomitant infection will results in more severe liver disease.
12 Besides HBV infection, dialysis patients are prone to infection with other hepatotrophic viruses.
HCV is a hepatotrophic virus that is readily transmitted by blood to blood contact.
Prolonged stimulation by some hepatotrophic factors can lead to hypertrophy or development of neoplasms.
Physicians should thus be aware of this association and its relative frequency, and rotavirus should be added to the long list of hepatotrophic viruses.
These procedures resulted in an increased delivery of hepatotrophic factors to the systemic circulation and diminished their clearance by the native liver and led to significant improvement in cell survival.
In conclusion, the HGV and its co-infection with other hepatotrophic viruses do not seem to have a pathogenic role, and the clinicians need not to look for the presence of HGV infection in non A-E cases of FH and AVH.
An E virus was subsequently found not to be hepatotrophic.