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Cirrhosis of the Liver Life Expectancy

Cirrhosis of the liver is a serious diagnosis. Humans cannot live without a functioning liver. However, some people have  a normal life expectancy with only one-third of their liver functioning. Those who have given away half their liver to another person needing a transplant have made it possible for medical scientists to verify this fact. […]

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Alcoholic Hepatitis and Cirrhosis of the Liver

Alcoholic hepatitis versus Cirrhosis of the liver The pathology behind Cirrhosis of the Liver is the increasing formation of fibrous tissues which slowly prevents the liver performing it’s vital intrinsic  function within our body. Often we hear about the term “hepatitis” due to overuse of alcohol and link it to cirrhosis. The main difference between […]

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Cirrhosis of the Liver Stages

Liver Cirrhosis – Stages The disease Cirrhosis of the liver takes years to develop. It is not a sudden onset disease and takes years to produce  the harmful liver scarring,It may even take many more years until symptoms become evident and diagnosed correctly. As you already know, the liver is one of the most important organs […]

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