Journal of Liver is one of the best scholarly journals in diseases of liver. The journal follows a stringent peer-review process that aims to improve the overall quality of the published content and attracting more number of citations. In collaborative efforts, the journal is focusing on digestion, secretion, absorption, metabolism, relevant to liver as well as those dealing with endocrine, and circulatory control mechanisms
The liver is a vital organ located in the right upper area of your abdomen under the ribs. Liver failure is a life-threatening condition in which there is a severe deterioration of liver function. Liver failure is caused by liver damage, which makes it difficult or impossible for the liver to function normally in processes that are critical to life and your overall health including Blood clotting, clearing the blood of toxins, fighting infection, removing waste, metabolizing medications and other substances etc.
A variety of illnesses can affect the liver. Diseases of liver include Centrilobular necrosis which is caused by leakage of enteric toxins into cirulation. Salmonella toxins in ileum have been shown to cause severe damage to liver hepatic cells. BuddChiari syndrome is the clinical picture caused by occlusion of the hepatic vein, which in some cases may lead to cirrhosis. Hereditary diseases that cause damage to the liver include hemochromatosis, involving accumulation of iron in the body, and Wilson's disease, which causes the body to retain copper. Liver damage is also a clinical feature of alpha 1-antitrypsin deficiency and glycogen storage disease type II.
The OMICS International handles over 350 titles at present, which also broadly include Open Access journals on Life Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Management and Engineering Sciences which are beneficial to both scholars and students. With the growing number of scientific enthusiasts and readers by a large margin, the efficacy of open access publishing has witnessed an assertive impact. Journal of Liver is known for its top articles on Post-traumatic stress disorder. As a scientific organization, the OMICS International carries the vision to present the authentic free-to-view scientific literature to the scientific community.
Last date updated on July, 2014