Treatments for Cirrhosis
Cirrhosis cannot be cured. The goal of treatment is to prevent further liver damage, ease symptoms, and lower the risk of problems. Any underlying problems will also be treated.
Treatment may include:
- Cirrhosis. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases website. Available at: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/liver-disease/cirrhosis.
- Cirrhosis of the liver. American Liver Foundation website. Available at: https://liverfoundation.org/liver-diseases/complications-of-liver-disease/cirrhosis.
- Cirrhosis of the liver. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://www.dynamed.com/condition/cirrhosis-of-the-liver-31.
- Smith A, Baumgartner K, et al. Cirrhosis: diagnosis and management. Am Fam Physician. 2019;100(12):759-770.
- Daniel A. Ostrovsky, MD
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