Journals on Liver Studies
The liver is a large, meaty organ located on the right side of the stomach. It weighs about 3 pounds and reddish-brown in color. Liver is protected by the rib cage. The liver has two large sections, called the right and the left lobes. The gallbladder is present under the liver, along with parts of the pancreas and intestines. The liver and these organs work together to digest, absorb, and process food. The liver's main duty is to filter the blood coming from the digestive tract, before passing it to the rest of the body. The liver also detoxifies chemicals and metabolizes drugs. As it does so, the liver secretes bile that ends up back in the intestines. The liver also makes proteins important for blood clotting and other functions. The liver supports almost every organ in the body. Liver is prone to several diseases due to its strategic location and multidimensional functions. Common liver diseases include hepatitis infections, fatty liver disease, liver cancers, alcohol damage, metabolic and genetic liver diseases and autoimmune liver diseases. Liver diseases can be treated or liver needs transplantation in final stages. Liver dialysis is still a relatively new treatment, and it cannot support a person longer than a few years. Dialysis is normally used as a bridge between liver failure and liver transplant surgery. JLDT stands among the liver journals in the globe. The major areas of journal include advances in liver diseases, liver trauma, portal hypertension and pediatric liver tumors, hepatitis, cirrhosis, liver cancer, alcohol damage, fatty liver, metabolic and genetic liver diseases, autoimmune liver diseases, liver transplantation and techniques, surgical complications and transplantation outcomes. The Journal is using quality and standard peer review process with help of Editorial and review board members for its paper publications.