hypohepatia

hy·po·he·pat·i·a

(hī'pō-hĕ-pat'ē-ă),
Rarely used term for underfunctioning of the liver.
[hypo- + G. hēpar, liver]
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hypohepatia

(hī″pō-hĕ-pă′tē-ă) [″ + hepar, liver]
Deficient liver function.
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Elderly patients exhibit a weakened condition of body function, which may result in multiple organ failure when there was a hypohepatia already.
These would attribute to the reduction of hepatocyte microsomal enzyme activity, hypohepatia, and renal insufficiency in the elderly.
Excessive hepatocyte apoptosis is bound to induce hypohepatia in damaged liver.
A number of changes may occur in the intestinal mucosa and hepatocytes after acute intestinal I/R, leading to intestinal barrier dysfunction, bacterial translocation, systemic inflammation, and accompanying hypohepatia [8, 9, 11, 12].
However, the majority of HCC patients usually have cirrhosis and hypohepatia. Because of this, hepatectomy increases the risk of developing significant postoperative complications including ascites, hepatic failure, encephalopathy, and portal vein thrombosis [4].