Increasing number of patients suffering from Cirrhosis of liver has created a need for widespread awareness about the disease and finding out ways to save lives by timely treatment for cirrhosis of the liver. Cirrhosis is a condition that occurs over a period of time and causes scarring of liver tissues due to various reasons and results in failure of liver functions.
Liver is a vital organ performing very crucial functions within the body and therefore needs to be taken care of for leading a healthy life. It not only filters the blood but is also responsible for making biles which help in digestion of fats, storing glycogen (required for producing energy), making substances needed for blood coagulation and also processing and removing toxins from the body. It is essential to take measures for slowing down the progression of cirrhosis of liver so that complete liver failure can be avoided.
When liver is unable to perform its vital functions as result of cirrhosis, you may have following signs and symptoms that should be immediately explained to your healthcare provider –
With the help of multi-modality approach and interdisciplinary team, Indian hospitals have created millions of success stories where timely treatment for cirrhosis of the liver has given new lease of life to people.
Based on the exact cause and stage of disease, treatment is decided by your liver doctor. Therefore, you will initially undergo detailed work up that includes blood investigations, ultrasound, Ct scan or MRI, endoscopy and liver biopsy. One or more of these will be used to study your case and suggest one of the following treatment options:
Categories: Liver Cirrhosis