Pathophysiology and Diagnosis of Liver Diseases in the Geriatric Population

Pathophysiology and Diagnosis of Liver Diseases in the Geriatric Population

The very old are more likely to have signs of severe liver disease on presentation than the young. The alcohol metabolism ability of older adults is reduced over time to the decreased activation level of alcohol metabolic enzymes. In this video, Dr. Satyaprakash talks about "the metabolic disorders and alcohol-induced diseases of liver in geriatric patients-pathophysiology and diagnosis."