Liver

This organ is located in the right side of the abdomen. This large, glandular organ releases bile, which aids digestion. The liver also helps maintain healthy metabolism, in which the body converts or uses energy. Another vital function of the liver is storing and filtering blood.

Liver Disorders

  • acute liver failure
  • alcoholic liver disease
  • benign masses of liver
  • Budd-Chiari syndrome
  • cancers metastasized to the liver
  • chronic liver failure
  • cirrhosis
  • cysts of the liver
  • fatty liver disease
  • focal nodular hyperplasia 
  • hemangioma
  • hepatic adenoma
  • hepatic encephalopathy
  • hepatitis B and C
  • hepatocellular carcinoma
  • hepatopulmonary syndrome
  • hepatorenal syndrome, including colorectal cancer and neuroendocrine tumors
  • liver abscess
  • portal hypertension complications
  • portal vein thrombosis
  • spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
  • sub-acute liver failure
  • variceal bleeding 

Liver Procedures

  • angiogram with embolization
  • chemotherapy
  • cholangiography
  • complex liver surgery
  • endoscopic ultrasound
  • image-guided liver biopsy
  • intraoperative ultrasound
  • laparoscopic surgery
  • liver directed chemotherapy
  • liver tumor ablation (microwave ablation and radiofrequency ablation)
  • MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) and MRCP (magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography)
  • open surgery
  • PET-CT (positron emission tomography-computed tomography)
  • percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography
  • radiation therapy
  • robotic surgery
  • TIPS (transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt)
  • transjugular liver biopsy
  • triphasic liver CT scanning
  • ultrasound-guided aspiration and drain placement