Practical Management of Elderly Patients with Liver Injury
Pp. 215-220 (6)
The population of elderly individuals is increasing, especially in developed countries. Reductions in organ function are more frequent in the elderly, complicating treatment of various conditions. Elderly individuals are more susceptible to severe liver injury, show a decrease in drug metabolism and are at greater risk of developing malignancies.
Blood flow, carcinogenesis, drug metabolism, immune function, liver size.
The Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toyama,Toyama, Japan.