Liver Diseases Most Recent
Liver transplantation improves survival for selected patients with chronic liver disease, fulminant hepatic failure and hepatocellular carcinoma.
MD, CCFP, FRCPC
This article will review the epidemiology, etiology, presentation, diagnosis, management and prevention of acute viral hepatitis (Types A, B and C), with specific reference to the elderly population.
Cirrhosis of the liver is highlighted essentially by its portal hypertensive complications. The incidence of these complications in elderly cirrhotic individuals has been rising due to better management of this disease in the younger population.