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'.