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Systemic inflammation increases across distinct stages of advanced chronic liver disease and correlates with decompensation and mortality

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Systemic inflammation increases across distinct stages of advanced chronic liver disease and correlates with decompensation and mortality

INTRODUCTION

The clinical course of advanced chronic liver disease (ACLD) is characterized by a transition from a clinically compensated state (cACLD) to a symptomatic decompensated state (dACLD) which indicates a considerably increased risk for mortality.

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  • D’Amico G.
  • Garcia-Tsao G.
  • Pagliaro L.
Natural history and prognostic indicators of survival in cirrhosis: a systematic review of 118 studies.