The liver is a complicated organ which does many things so there’s a lot that can go wrong.
Getting your head around the medical jargon can be tricky, so here’s a useful guide
to words and phrases you may hear.
There are some common tests to find out if the liver is working correctly and to monitor if there’s a problem. Read more in our leaflet, 'Routine investigations for liver disease
Want to know more?Download CLDF's leaflet 'Guide to the liver'