Breath Analysis & the Liver 101

Read our short document summarizing the potential of breath analysis in liver disease research, what data we have, and how Owlstone Medical can help.

Liver disease accounts for 2 million deaths annually, however, it is thought that 9/10 cases of liver disease could be prevented. Breath is enriched with compounds that are associated with many different mechanisms associated with liver disease, meaning these compounds can be used as biomarkers. There is a promising association between changes in breath composition and liver function and disease. Read our short document detailing the powerful potential of exhaled breath analysis and its use in clinical research in liver disease.

 

This document focuses on discussing three major areas:

  1. Why use breath?
  2. What data do we have?
  3. How can Owlstone Medical help?

 

If you have any questions or would like to use Breath Biopsy in your liver disease research, please get in touch with our expert team.

 

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