Preoperative Considerations in Patients with Advanced Liver Disease

Reza Aminnejad, Faezeh Alemi, Saeid Safari, Ahmad Hormati, Mohammad Reza Ghadir, Mohammad Saeedi, Mahboobeh Afifian

Abstract


Liver Cirrhosis is defined as the advanced stage of the liver disease which presents with loss of normal hepatic tissue and its replacement by fibrotic tissue. It leads to alteration in all liver functions including metabolic, synthetic and coagulative function. Besides, accumulation of toxins may alter mental status.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/middle%20east%20j%20di.v11i4.2173

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