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Abnormal liver function tests: pitfalls in diagnosis- Archived [?]
Learn the potential problems when testing liver function, including when further investigations are needed.
After completing this module, you should:
- Be aware that patients who are symptomatic often have a completely different pattern of change to their liver function tests to those who are asymptomatic and therefore need different management
- Be able to interpret abnormal liver function tests within the clinical context
- Know how to investigate patients with raised liver enzymes who are asymptomatic and be able to interpret the results of these investigations
- Know what the most common reasons for raised transaminases are and how and when to further investigate them.
NICE in the UK published new guidance on cirrhosis (NG50) and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NG49) in July 2016. We are in the course of updating this module in line with the guidance but please bear in mind that it does not yet incorporate the new NICE recommendations.
29 Jun 2011
29 Jun 2011
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