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

Study outlines risk factors for autoimmune hepatitis after liver transplant

Study outlines risk factors for autoimmune hepatitis after liver transplant

Novel non-invasive method for predicting complications in chronic liver disease

Novel non-invasive method for predicting complications in chronic liver disease

Lean people with NAFLD more likely to have cardiovascular disease than those who are overweight

Lean people with NAFLD more likely to have cardiovascular disease than those who are overweight

Perceived stigmatization is common among patients with NAFLD, study finds

Perceived stigmatization is common among patients with NAFLD, study finds

Exercise can have a beneficial effect on factors contributing to NAFLD, study shows

Exercise can have a beneficial effect on factors contributing to NAFLD, study shows

About one in four adults has a liver condition that is a risk factor for heart disease

About one in four adults has a liver condition that is a risk factor for heart disease

UCL researchers boost the effectiveness of therapeutic vaccine for chronic HBV

UCL researchers boost the effectiveness of therapeutic vaccine for chronic HBV

Modified version of hormone kisspeptin can be used to treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Modified version of hormone kisspeptin can be used to treat non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Multi-mineral supplement could help reduce downstream consequences of fatty liver disease

Multi-mineral supplement could help reduce downstream consequences of fatty liver disease

Siemens Healthineers launches Enhanced Liver Fibrosis (ELF) Test in the U.S.

Siemens Healthineers launches Enhanced Liver Fibrosis (ELF) Test in the U.S.

High-fat diet combined with liquid fructose intake accelerates fat accumulation in the liver

High-fat diet combined with liquid fructose intake accelerates fat accumulation in the liver

Incidence and outcomes of breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 infections in vaccinated chronic liver disease patients

Incidence and outcomes of breakthrough SARS-CoV-2 infections in vaccinated chronic liver disease patients

New signature initiative on increasing alcohol taxes could benefit people’s health, reduce mortality

New signature initiative on increasing alcohol taxes could benefit people’s health, reduce mortality

Discovery could lead to new treatment approach for people with alcohol-associated liver disease

Discovery could lead to new treatment approach for people with alcohol-associated liver disease

Researchers highlight the extent to which NAFLD and diabetes jointly occur worldwide

Researchers highlight the extent to which NAFLD and diabetes jointly occur worldwide

Discovery may lead to new treatment approach for people with alcohol-associated liver disease

Discovery may lead to new treatment approach for people with alcohol-associated liver disease

Liver cirrhosis has higher hospitalization and in-hospital mortality rates in Germany

Liver cirrhosis has higher hospitalization and in-hospital mortality rates in Germany

Study finds poorer outcomes after ICU discharge in patients with alcohol-associated cirrhosis

Study finds poorer outcomes after ICU discharge in patients with alcohol-associated cirrhosis

Scientific review highlights the impact of coffee on digestive organs

Scientific review highlights the impact of coffee on digestive organs

ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers