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Liver Function Tests: An Overview

The liver has TONS of functions and plays a role in so many key processes within the body-

  • Make coagulation factors & other hematopoietic cells (in extra-medullary hematopoiesis)

  • Remove "bad stuff" in the bloodstream or ingested toxins

  • Maintain a "backup" of sugars, fat, and iron within the body

  • Regulate calcium & phosphate levels through activation of Vitamin D

  • Maintain