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Synonyms for cirrhosis

a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver

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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) was present in many of those patients and reached a peak of 48 percent in patients with cirrhosis and 68 percent of patients with HCC by 2013.
12] on the progression of liver diseases over the course of five years in a diverse patient population, including genotype 1 (GT1) HCV patients with or without cirrhosis and those who were treatment-naE[macron]ve or pegylated interferon (pegIFN)/RBV treatment-experienced.
The study of 100 patients with hepatitis C and compensated cirrhosis showed that the probability of developing a first episode of liver decompensation at 1, 5, and 7 years was 4%, 25%, and 28%, respectively, among patients with an hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) value of 10 mm Hg or above, compared with 0, 0, and 16% in patients without cirrhosis with severe portal hypertension (CSPH).
It has been believed that most of the pathogenesis of cirrhosis starts in the gut, which is what makes this discovery so fascinating," said Jasmohan Bajaj, associate professor of hepatology at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine in the US.
To examine the patterns of drinking associated with alcoholic cirrhosis, researchers in Denmark investigated the risk of alcoholic cirrhosis among nearly 56,000 participants aged between 50 and 64 in the Danish Cancer, Diet, and Health study (1993-2011).
When hepatic cirrhosis is not accompanied with clearly defined symptoms despite partial damage to liver function, it is called compensated cirrhosis.
He said that their study examined the effects of consuming coffee, alcohol, black tea, green tea, and soft drinks on risk of mortality from cirrhosis.
His doctor, Jude Oben, from St Thomas's Hospital, London described a "tidal wave" of cirrhosis triggered by obesity, sweeping hospitals all over the UK.
Liver Cirrhosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2013" provides data on the Liver Cirrhosis clinical trial scenario.
Approximately 60% of cirrhosis patients eventually develop ascites.
This is an important study which will really help our understanding of why some people get cirrhosis and some don't.
2006 Feb; 43[2 Suppl]:S82-S88) The article acknowledges the urgency of developing protocols to reverse cirrhosis " .
Muscat An Indian expatriate father is clinging to the last ray of hope EoAC" a liver transplant EoAC" to save his four-year-old from cirrhosis.
Many studies of groups with HIV and HCV show that HIV makes liver disease get worse taster, speeding up rates of cirrhosis (scar tissue--or fibrosis--replacing healthy liver cells), liver cancer, and death due to liver disease.
Indian childhood cirrhosis (ICC) is a chronic liver disease in 1-3 yr old children, unique to the Indian subcontinent.