The Asymptomatic Patient With Pathological Laboratory Tests

Since the transaminases and alkaline phosphatase are part of routine laboratory tests, pathological deviations are often seen in patients who have no clinical signs nor symptoms of liver diseases. In these patients, the physician should have a history of conduct with regard to possible hepatotoxic substances incl. Alcohol, prescription and non-prescription drugs, herbal teas, remedies and environmental and other chemical substances. See also liver structure and function and assessment of…

September 3, 2018