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  1. 9 September, 2020

    Cirrhosis: Cause, Treatment, and When to Consider Liver Transplantation

    Cirrhosis is a chronic liver disease, the ultimate cause of ongoing liver damage caused by long-term illness. It is characterized by the presence of fibrosis (scars) in the liver that cause liver dysfunction. These scars appear when, due to the presence of a chronic injury or inflammation, the liver repairs itself, producing scar tissue. This type of tissue, different from the original, decompensates the liver function, producing cirrhosis.

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