Cirrhosis

Cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver slowly deteriorates and malfunctions due to chronic injury. Scar tissue replaces healthy liver tissue, partially blocking the flow of blood through the liver.
What is Cirrhosis?

Cirrhosis is a severe form of liver disease wherein normal liver tissue is replaced by scar tissue (fibrous tissue).

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Latest Cirrhosis News and Research

Expanding risk assessment parameters improves prediction of waitlist mortality for liver transplants

Expanding risk assessment parameters improves prediction of waitlist mortality for liver transplants

Researchers reveal the positive effects of exercise on the liver

Researchers reveal the positive effects of exercise on the liver

Research consortium identifies cell stress mechanisms for chronic inflammatory liver disease

Research consortium identifies cell stress mechanisms for chronic inflammatory liver disease

Bariatric surgery can reduce the risk of obesity-related cancers, study shows

Bariatric surgery can reduce the risk of obesity-related cancers, study shows

Simple blood test using nanoparticles could enable earlier detection of acute liver damage

Simple blood test using nanoparticles could enable earlier detection of acute liver damage

Ultrasound elastography do not show the actual status of postoperative liver fibrosis

Ultrasound elastography do not show the actual status of postoperative liver fibrosis

Alcohol and tobacco sales nationwide rose in the early months of COVID-19

Alcohol and tobacco sales nationwide rose in the early months of COVID-19

Current screening guidelines may not detect liver cancer soon enough in African Americans

Current screening guidelines may not detect liver cancer soon enough in African Americans

Researchers study geographical distribution of mortality from 16 causes in Spain

Researchers study geographical distribution of mortality from 16 causes in Spain

Study: Cytoglobin drug could delay the progression of liver fibrosis in mice

Study: Cytoglobin drug could delay the progression of liver fibrosis in mice

Pandemic-fueled alcohol abuse creates wave of hospitalizations for liver disease

Pandemic-fueled alcohol abuse creates wave of hospitalizations for liver disease

GLS1 inhibitor selectively eliminates senescent cells, ameliorates age-associated disorders

GLS1 inhibitor selectively eliminates senescent cells, ameliorates age-associated disorders

Gut microbiome can modulate the immune response in liver cancer patients with NAFLD

Gut microbiome can modulate the immune response in liver cancer patients with NAFLD

Study identifies triggers for acute decompensation of liver cirrhosis

Study identifies triggers for acute decompensation of liver cirrhosis

Study describes a safe potential therapeutic tool for liver regeneration

Study describes a safe potential therapeutic tool for liver regeneration

Liver cancer cells cause stromal cells to secrete protein  that enhances tumor growth

Liver cancer cells cause stromal cells to secrete protein that enhances tumor growth

Study: Frailty is a risk factor among women waiting for liver transplants

Study: Frailty is a risk factor among women waiting for liver transplants

Beta-blockers show anti-inflammatory effects in cirrhosis

Beta-blockers show anti-inflammatory effects in cirrhosis

New article highlights health disparities, social determinants of health

New article highlights health disparities, social determinants of health

Non-invasive MRI technology helps improve surgical decision-making in liver cancer care

Non-invasive MRI technology helps improve surgical decision-making in liver cancer care