How to use Hepatic in a sentence
The right and left hepatic ducts, while still in the transverse fissure, unite into a single duct which joins the cystic duct from the gall bladder at an acute angle.
Certain free mobile cells within the body, such as blood-leucocytes, as well as others which are fixed, as for instance the endothelium of the hepatic capillaries, have the property of seizing upon some kinds of particulate matter brought within their reach.
Melanine particles formed in the spleen in malaria, which pass along with the blood through the liver, are appropriated by the endothelial cells of the hepatic capillaries, and are found embedded within their substance.
Several kinds of aloes are distinguished in commerce - Barbadoes, Socotrine, hepatic, Indian, and Cape aloes.
Agricola in 1546 under the names Wasserkies or Weisserkies and Leberkies, and it has been variously known as white pyrites, hepatic pyrites, lamellar pyrites, radiated pyrites (German Strahlkies) and prismatic pyrites.Advertisement
It is also an intestinal and hepatic stimulant and a feeble diuretic and diaphoretic, and has been considered a specific in some forms of neuralgia.
These purgative sodium salts are most useful in the treatment of chronic constipation, and of the constipation associated with gout and hepatic dyspepsia.
This is bounded on the left by the inferior vena cava, which is sunk into a deep groove in the liver, and into the upper part of this the hepatic veins open.
Again starting from the right side, two impressions are seen; the anterior one is for the hepatic flexure of the colon, and the posterior for the upper part of the right kidney.
This fissure represents the hilum of the liver, and contains the right and left hepatic ducts and the right and left branches of the hepatic artery and portal vein, together with nerves and lymphatics, the whole being enclosed in some condensed subperitoneal tissue known as Glisson's capsule.Advertisement
From these intralobular capillaries run toward the centre of the lobule, forming a network among the polygonal hepatic cells.
These eventually reach the hepatic radicles, and so the blood is conducted into the vena cava.
From the cephalic part of this primary diverticulum solid rods of cells called the hepatic cylinders grow out, and these branch again and again until a cellular network is formed surrounding and breaking up the umbilical and vitelline veins.
Hepatic Abscess is especially common in persons from the East who have recently undergone an attack of dysentery.
If an hepatic abscess is injudiciously left to itself it may eventually discharge into the chest, lungs or belly, or it may establish a communication with a piece of intestine.Advertisement
The individual is doubled up with acute pains which, starting from the hepatic region, spread through the abdomen and radiate to the right shoulder blade.
In pain due to violent sciatica relief and even permanent cure has been obtained by the injection of morphine directly into the muscle of the affected part, and in the treatment of renal and hepatic colic morphine given subcutaneously will relieve the acute pain consequent on the passage of biliary and urinary calculi.
No food passes into the hepatic caecum, which has been definitely shown on embryological and physiological grounds to be the simplest persistent form of the vertebrate liver.
Amongst other places having a similar action are Marienbad, Franzensbad and Tarasp. The waters just mentioned contain free alkali as well as sulphates, and are employed more especially in cases of hepatic disorder, such as congestion of the liver, jaundice, gall-stone and diabetes.
Waters which have a similar composition are drunk at the springs of Leamington and Cheltenham in England, Brides Salins and St Gervais in France, for chronic constipation, dyspepsia, gout and hepatic disorders of a milder character than those usually treated at Carlsbad.Advertisement
In beginning treatment, it is well to clear the hepatic and alimentary passages by a preliminary dose of calomel combined with a secretory cholagogue, such as enonymin or iridin.
The Spigelian lobe is represented by a flat surface between the postal fissure and the posterior border, not distinctly marked off from the left lateral by a fissure of the ductus venosus, as this vessel is buried deep in the hepatic substance, but the caudate lobe is distinct and tongue-shaped, its free apex reaching nearly to the border of the right lateral lobe.
The lack of impairment in neurologically asymptomatic patients suggests that the cognitive deficits are caused by direct cerebral involvement rather than hepatic encephalopathy.
Zyban is contraindicated for use in patients with severe hepatic cirrhosis.
Our results indicate that DNA ploidy is an important, prognostic factor of carcinoma of the hepatic duct confluence.Advertisement
Interferons have been reported to reduce the activity of hepatic cytochrome P450 dependent enzymes in humans and animals.
Liver function In patients who develop evidence of hepatic decompensation during treatment, Pegasys should be discontinued.
The Liver and Biliary Tract The biliary tract contains the right and left hepatic ducts, which meet to form the common hepatic duct.
The frequency of hepatic encephalopathy was similar in the two groups.
Firm adhesion of lymphocytes to hepatic endothelium Do specific chemokines regulate recruitment to the liver?
Although the metastatic rate in this series was 27 %, the prognosis is considered much more favorable than that of other hepatic malignancies.
My research interest is in the pathogenesis of hepatic fibrosis.
The lower margin should be visible behind the hepatic flexure, looping down medial to the upper pole of the kidney.
We refer to this alteration of echogenicity of cavernous hepatic hemangioma as a " variable echo sign " .
Zarontin should be used with caution in patients with impaired hepatic or renal function.
Patients were also screened for normal hepatic and renal functions.
Dosing in children with impaired renal and/or hepatic function has not been studied.
Like many beta-blockers oxprenolol undergoes substantial first-pass hepatic metabolism.
Steroids may cause enlargement of the liver (hepatomegaly) with increased serum hepatic enzymes.
Rarely hepatic dysfunction (sometimes known as " halothane hepatitis ") is diagnosed when other causes of hepatic impairment have been excluded.
These were characterized by hepatic hypertrophy and fatty degeneration.
The resulting low cardiac output can cause hypotension, renal insufficiency and/or acute hepatic ischemia.
Of the latter, 2 patients underwent ipsilateral nephrectomy, and 1 patient had right hepatic lobectomy plus nephrectomy.
The hepatic stellate cell has been recognized to be responsible for most of the excess extracellular matrix observed in chronic liver fibrosis.
The mechanism of hepatic dysfunction in unknown but several theories exists, including metabolic, hepatic oxygen deprivation and immunological.
However use of these agents are not recommended below one year of age due to the possibility of immature renal function and hepatic metabolism.
Genetic and molecular analyzes of recently isolated mutants aim to unravel the molecular network involved in hepatic specification and organ bud formation.
It was concluded that liver resection without hepatic pedicle clamping is safe, even in patients with a diseased liver.
The aim of this study was to compare perioperative outcome of liver resections with and without intermittent hepatic pedicle clamping.
Data are insufficient to draw conclusions regarding pharmacokinetics in moderate hepatic impairment.
Care should be exercised in treating infants, elderly patients and those with hepatic impairment (see 4.2 posology for dosage recommendations ).
A curative hepatic resection may be possible in selected patients.
N-acetylcysteine should be given as soon as possible after the overdose according to the standard treatment nomogram, to replenish hepatic stores of glutathione.
They reduce hepatic and intestinal glucose output, and stimulate glucose uptake by muscle.
The hepatic vein then circulates back toward the heart.
Blood full of just digested nutrients from the intestine and the stomach enter the liver via the hepatic portal vein.
Its value, however, in certain cases of constipation of hepatic origin is undeniable.
The gall-bladder, appropriately designated as "the bitter," was regarded as a part of the liver, and the cystic duct (compared, apparently, to a "penis") to which it is joined, as well as the hepatic duct (pictured as an "outlet") and the ductus choleductus (described as a "yoke"), all had their special designations.
These hepatic reactions were observed during or immediately after treatment, and in most cases were reversible after discontinuation of telithromycin.
The key section is 1580 which shows the junction between the superior mesenteric and splenic veins to form the hepatic portal vein.
Local recurrence was seen in 76% of patients, but in half of these synchronous hepatic metastases were present.
Hepatic Tanager - A pair seen well on the Blanchisseuse Road (T).
Although hepatic vein resection was performed in 15 patients, only two underwent major hepatectomy and none had vascular reconstruction.
Porphyrias affecting heme biosynthesis in the liver were referred to as hepatic porphyrias.
All of the hepatic porphyrias-except porphyria cutanea tarda-follow a pattern of acute attacks separated by periods during which no symptoms are present.
Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a rare metabolic disorder caused by a deficiency in the production of the hepatic (liver) enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH).
Lastly, to pass over unnecessary details, the markings of various kinds to be observed on the lobes of the livers of freshly-slaughtered animals, which are due mainly to the traces left by the subsidiary hepatic ducts and hepatic veins on the liver surface, were described as "holes," "paths," "clubs" and the like.
In the Disconectae the coenosarc forms a spongy mass, the " centradenia," which is partly hepatic in function, forming the socalled liver, and partly excretory.
The bird's liver receives nearly all the blood from the stomach, gut, pancreas and spleen, as well as from the left liver itself, into the right hepatic lobe, by a right and left portal vein.
The Eolid-like Nudibranchs, amongst other specialities of structure, possess (in some cases at any rate) apertures at the apices of the " cerata " or dorsal papillae, which lead from the exterior into the hepatic caeca.
The springs are principally alkaline, alkaline and siliceous, acidic, or acidic and hepatic (sulphurous).
But when the hepatitis is of septic origin, suppuration is likely to occur, the result being an hepatic abscess.