What is cirrhosis? Cirrhosis is a disease where the liver becomes scarred over time from chronic inflammation and liver cell damage. Cirrhosis can be caused by a variety of diseases, with alcohol abuse and viral hepatitis being some of the most common. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.
This video discusses the cellular mechanism behind fibrotic tissue generation and the pathophysiology of a cirrhotic liver. It also covers some of the major complications, as well as clinical signs and symptoms.
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Script/audio/visuals: Tanner Marshall, M.S.
Reviewer: Rishi Desai, MD, MPH