The largest and metabolically the most active organ of the body which play a major role in metabolism of all the food we take in. Its health is vital to our survival and therefore has a huge reserve and enormous capacity to regenerate.
The liver is an accessory digestive organ that produces bile, an alkaline fluid containing cholesterol and bile acids.
The liver is thought to be responsible for up to 500 separate functions, usually in combination with other systems and organs. Currently, no artificial organ or device is capable of reproducing all the functions of the liver.
The liver is a vital organ and supports almost every other organ in the body. Because of its strategic location and multidimensional functions, the liver is also prone to many diseases.
Liver diseases may be diagnosed by liver function tests–blood tests that can identify various markers.