Liver Cirrhosis is a gradually progressing disorder in which comprise loss of liver cells and irreversible scarring of the liver. when normal cells are replaced by scar tissue it blocks the regular flow of blood through the liver. As cirrhosis becomes worse, the liver will have limited healthy tissue.
Signs and symptoms of liver cirrhosis
- Excessive alcohol consumption- The liver breaks down alcohol into carbon dioxide and water, causing fatty liver.
- Genetic diseases- Some genetic conditions like Hemochromatosis, Wilson’s disease.
- Chronic Viral Hepatitis- hepatitis B and D, can also cause cirrhosis.
The encouraging advances in stem cell research have paved the way towards the treatment of the end-stage of chronic liver disease. Stem cell therapy has been found best treatment for liver disease.