Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The study or treatment of the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The science which treats of the liver; a treatise on the liver.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The science of or a treatise on the liver.

Etymologies

hepato- + -ology (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Many recently diagnosed patients are postponing therapy to await these new drug cocktails in hopes of a better chance at a faster cure, says Dr. Paul Pockros, hepatology chief at the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, Calif., who helped test telaprevir.

    New hope for hepatitis C, an often hidden disease

  • Pasricha , chief of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at Stanford University School of Medicine.

    A Gut Check for Many Ailments

  • If these drugs, which tend to suppress the immune system, are given in doses that are too high, the immune system can be compromised, says Robert Summers , a professor in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Iowa who helped run the trials.

    In a Squeaky-Clean World, a Worm Might Help Fight Disease

  • In addition to our transplant surgeons, Children's Hospital has one of the nation's largest pediatric hepatology (the branch of medicine related to the study of liver disease) services.

    Why choose our program?

  • Boceprevir, a protease inhibitor, along with peginterferon and ribavirin increases response rates in previously untreated patients," said Dr. Raj Reddy, co-researcher of one of the studies and director of hepatology and medical director of liver transplantation at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia."

    New drug may boost hepatitis C treatment

  • In the other study, a group led by Dr. Bruce R. Bacon, director of the gastroenterology and hepatology division at St. Louis University Health Sciences Center, tested boceprevir on 403 patients with chronic hepatitis C.

    New drug may boost hepatitis C treatment

  • Ltd., which researches and produces both natural drugs and chemical drugs with new formulations for use in orthopedics, neurology, gastroenterology and hepatology.

    A Prescription for Chinese Health-Care Stocks

  • Michael B. Wallace, chief of gastroenterology and hepatology at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla.

    Is a Colonoscopy More Effective in High-Def?

  • Johns Hopkins, which has a robust international online consulting and second-opinion service, offers online second opinions in gastroenterology and hepatology for domestic patients.

    The Doctor Will E-Mail You Now

  • Another expert was an academic physician who had about 20 recent papers from the hepatology literature showing that the drug in question in multiple studied did not damage the liver.

    Is the mainstream starting to turn? | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

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