Pages: 38-44

Cirrhosis of liver: A novel review

Author: T. Saeed, S. Hussain, S. M. Rana, M. Y. Quddoos, S. M. Zahra, A. Yar and M. Zaidi

Category: Biology

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Abstract:

Health is a state of complete mental, social and physical well-being and not only the absence of infirmity or disease. Public health nutrition assessment helps in recognizing the people which are in need of nutrition related modernizations and also involves monitoring the effectiveness of interventions programs. Cirrhosis is defined as a chronic liver infection. It consists of deterioration of liver cells along with fibrosis and infection generating nodules. It leads to portal vein hypertension. These risk factors are for hepatitis B and C transmission. (e.g. birthplace in endemic zones, sexual history contact, intravenous drugs, accidental contamination of blood) transfusion background and private and family history of diseases. Review covers introduction, etiology, causes, risk factors and prevalence of liver cirrhosis and also its relationship with ABO Blood groups especial nutritional health status in hepatic cirrhosis.

Keywords: Liver, cirrhosis, nutritional health status, BMI and hepatitis B&C


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