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Synonyms for cirrhosis

a chronic disease interfering with the normal functioning of the liver

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The use of statins was associated with a reduced risk of decompensation and death in patients with alcoholic cirrhosis and the association between use of statins and death was more pronounced in patients with cirrhosis compared with noncirrhotic controls," the investigators noted.
We found that HEV3-ra infections caused severe decompensation in a patient with alcoholic cirrhosis.
Cigarette smoking can adversely affect certain hepatic functions and is associated with higher risk of alcoholic cirrhosis in humans (Klatsky and Armstrong 1992).
A 65-year-old retired patient was presented with a history of chronic alcoholism (stopped drinking 13 months before the transplant), smoking, and alcoholic cirrhosis (compounded by hepatic encephalopathy, hydropic decompensation and oesophageal varices I/II).
In this meta-analysis, no overall association of any of the tested polymorphisms with alcoholic cirrhosis was detected.
The distribution by gender and age range of the category "cirrhosis due to alcohol and other causes of cirrhosis" was based on the distribution of fatalities from alcoholic cirrhosis from the SIM, in 2008, since no other data could be found in the Brazilian literature.
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).
Analysis of subgroups indicated that treatment was effective in patients with alcoholic cirrhosis (P = 0.
He was admit- ted to gastroenterology ward under the diagnosis of bleeding esophageal varices or peptic ulcer and decompensated alcoholic cirrhosis with ascites.
A TEESSIDE man died in hospital of alcoholic cirrhosis of the liver and heart disease despite efforts to save him, a Middlesbrough inquest heard.
Alcoholic liver disease encompasses a clinical histological spectrum, including fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis and alcoholic cirrhosis.
Over the past 35 years I've seen perhaps a thousand patients with alcoholic cirrhosis.
Dean Warren and Robert Zeppa in 1967 for the treatment of PH, predominantly due to alcoholic cirrhosis (2,3).
This study is based on data in the remaining 448 patients with alcoholic cirrhosis and proven oesophageal variceal bleeding who received endoscopic intervention for bleeding.