Oncology & Cancer

GI cancer resection OK with mild cirrhotic liver dysfunction

(HealthDay) -- For patients with cirrhosis, resection of gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies correlates with poor early postoperative outcomes, with severity of liver disease being the primary determinant of postoperative ...

Genetics

New inherited neurometabolic disorder discovered

Researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have discovered a new inherited disorder that causes severe mental retardation and liver dysfunction. The disease, adenosine kinase deficiency, is caused ...

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