10. Liver function panel

This test helps examine the functioning of the liver, and it comprises of several blood tests.

11. Partial Thromboplastin Time

A PTT is performed to detect signs of blood clotting.

12. Prothrombin Time

A PT is performed to examine if the body is getting the right amount of blood thinner warfarin (Coumadin), along with detecting any possible signs of blood clotting.

Imaging Tests

These are imaging tests that are performed to detect liver ailments:

1. CT scan

A computed tomography or a CT scan is performed to obtain detailed imagery of the damage done inside your abdomen and liver, along with the other organs present within your stomach.

2. Liver Biopsy

This is usually conducted after performing some other tests, for instance an ultrasound or blood tests. It helps detect problems ailing your liver.


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