What Are the Prognosis of Cirrhosis?

Q:
What are the prognosis of cirrhosis?

A:
The prognosis of cirrhosis depends on the following factors:

  • Age of the patient. The younger the patient is, the better the prognosis may be.
  • Causes of cirrhosis. In general, the prognosis of cirrhosis caused by liver hepatitis is worse than that of other types of cirrhosis.
  • Stages of cirrhosis. The earlier the patient receives treatment, the better the prognosis may be. The prognosis for patients in the compensated stage are better than that of those in the decompensated stage.
  • Complications. The less complications the patient has, the better the prognosis will be.
  • Hepatitis. Patients with less and stable hepatitis can expect a better prognosis.

Please consult your doctors to know more information about the prognosis.

 

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