Medical Illustrations of the Liver
The liver has a wide range of functions within the human body. It is involved with digestion, metabolism and detoxification and is therefore vital for survival. With such complex human organs such as the liver, creating and producing accurate medical art and illustration needs to be well researched to do it professionally. At medical-artist.com we take pride in producing anatomy in an artistic format for any type of business. By also taking pride in our anatomical knowledge we are always happy to discuss any type of art or design project. Contact us here anytime.
Liver disease or hepatic disease covers a range of disease from hepatitis, cirrhosis, haemochromatosis, Wilson's disease, Sclerosing cholangitis, Budd-Chiari cirrhosis, Gilbert's syndrome and Glycogen storage disease type 2. There are also pediatric liver diseases. These diseases relate to liver dysfunction related to digestive issues, blood sugar and immune disorders, abnormal absorptoon of fats and metabolism problems. All conditions of liver disease can be readily illustrated and Joanna can work from written notes, research, sketches and conversing with the clinician.
Liver function has many roles. It processes digested food from the intestine, controls levels of fats amino acids and glucose on the blood. It not only neutralises and destroys drugs and toxins but cleares the blood of particles and infections including bacteria. Not only combating infections, the liver also stores vitamins such as iron and other essential chemicals, and manufactures and breaks down numerous hormones. The liver is also responsible for making enzymes and proteins which complete chemical reactions such as blood clotting. All in all its a remarkable organ.