Which vessel/artery collects blood from the GI tract and spleen, carries the blood to the liver to be filtered, and receives 75% of the blood traveling to the liver?
Hepatic portal vein
Common bile duct
How much of the cardiac output is received by the liver?
What is the primary reason for why damage to the liver results in increased water and salt retention?
The liver is responsible for aldosterone metabolism
The liver plays a key role in the renin-angiotensin pathway
The liver is the organ responsible for excreting water and salt from the body
The liver converts ammonia to urea
A patient presents with GI disturbances, dull pain the the RUQ, fever, malaise, and splenomegaly. Are there early or late signs of liver injury?
A patient presents with skin lesions, jaundice, endocrine disturbances, and peripheral neuropathy. Are these early or late signs of liver injury?
Portal hypertension can result in which of the following cardiovascular problems?
What is the most common clinical manifestation of portal hypertension?
Vomiting of blood
Gallstones, cirrhosis, and hepatitis are examples of obstructive jaundice.
Which of the following is the most accurate description of hepatorenal syndrome (HRS)?
Renal failure caused by hypotension resulting from hepatic dysfunction
Hepatic failure caused by hypotension related to renal failure
Renal and hepatic failure related to right CHF
Renal failure related to jaundice resulting from intrahepatic obstruction
Vaccines exist for which forms of hepatitis? Select all that apply.
Which form of viral hepatitis is most commonly transmitted from mother to child and presents with severe symptoms?
Which form of viral hepatitis is most likely to lead to serious liver damage?
A patient presents with joint pain, skin rashes, occasional vomiting, anorexia, and a low-grade fever. Which phase of hepatitis are they in?
Hepatitis A has an acute onset, whereas Hepatitis B has an insidious onset.
What is the most common cause of cirrhosis?
Is jaundice an early or late sign of cirrhosis?