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How to help patients live with liver failure

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A life-threatening condition, liver failure results from liver damage. In many cases, the damage is gradual and silent, causing few symptoms until the organ loses all of its functions. Liver failure can be acute or take the form of chronic liver disease (CLD), which leads to irreversible end-stage liver disease (ESLD). • CLD typically stems from alcohol abuse, hepatitis or, less often, hemochromatosis (excess iron stores) and…

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