The Holy Grail of Advanced Liver Disease Treatment

The Holy Grail of Advanced Liver Disease Treatment

The second most commonly transplanted organ in the United States, liver donors are in great demand. At any given time there are an estimated 16,500 people awaiting a liver transplant, even though only 3,000 of these organs are available. For those at end-stage liver disease or in acute liver failure, liver transplants currently represent their last hope. Though, the bio-artificial liver support system is currently being tested for its ability to sustain patients with a failing liver until their liver can repair itself or a suitable liver donor match is made.

Read more of this article written by Nicole Cutler L.Ac. at liversupport.com/wordpress/...

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