What is the role of liver and renal function tests in the workup of menorrhagia?

Updated: Dec 20, 2018
  • Author: Julia A Shaw, MD, MBA, FACOG; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Answer

Order liver function tests (LFTs) when liver disease is suspected, such as in persons with alcoholism or hepatitis.

BUN and creatinine tests assess renal function.

Dysfunction of either organ can alter coagulation factors and/or the metabolism of hormones.


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