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hepatic

1. of or relating to the liver
2. Botany of or relating to the liverworts
3. having the colour of liver
4. Obsolete any of various drugs for use in treating diseases of the liver
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Persistent outflow obstruction results in increased sinusoidal pressure and hepatic congestion with subsequent hypoxic injury, hepatocyte necrosis, and progressive fibrosis.
(1973) reported that toxicity was associated with hepatic congestion. The role of apoptosis in APAP liver injury is controversial.
TE values in our Fontan cohort likely represent the contributions of hepatic congestion and possible fibrosis.
Liver dysfunction is a severe consequence of heart failure due to hepatic congestion. Passive hepatic congestion due to increased central venous pressure (CVP) in patients with right heart failure may cause elevations of both direct and indirect serum bilirubin and gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT).[sup][14],[15],[16],[17] Indeed, serum levels of transaminase, GGT, and bilirubin have been indicated as prognostic markers for decompensated heart failure.[sup][14],[18],[19] However, to the best of our knowledge, few studies have evaluated the potential role of liver function markers (such as serum levels of transaminase, bilirubin, and GGT) in the prediction of prognosis in patients with inoperable CTEPH.