The abnormal functioning of the liver leads to the death of the liver cells. As a substitute to that the liver tries to repair the cells. This leads to inflammation and the formation of the scars. The liver cells further multiply in large numbers forming a cluster. The new cells that have now grown are within the scarred tissue. This changes the entire anatomical structure of liver and hampers its’ function. This condition is called as Liver Cirrhosis. It will further not only kill the liver but also affect the overall health.
It performs several functions which include:
Certain lifestyle habits and sometimes the internal disorders individually or together may contribute to Liver Cirrhosis. Let’s see how-
Liver Cirrhosis alters all the functions it once played when it was healthy. The liver gradually decreases the performance leading to slowing down of the removal of toxins from the body. Bile is not produced enough to perform digestion smoothly. The formation of the scars in the liver further stops the detoxification of toxins, hormones and drugs.
The symptoms do not show in the initial stages and may become predominant later for which you should visit your physician to rule out any complications.
The possible complications may include :
Liver Cirrhosis leads to many complications and is life-threatening. Hence, once you notice any symptoms check with your physician and start the treatment as soon as it is diagnosed.
A Physical Exam is conducted prior further diagnosis. He will check for flud retention in if your abdomen is swollen; check for an enlarged spleen or liver; yellowish eyes and red spider liker blood vessels on the skin. This would lead to further tests which include :
Other tests include :
KIMS is the top hospital for liver disease treatment in India as it adopts a unique methodology of analysing the disease, the conditions and thereby the right treatment. The number of cases where the patients have been successfully treated and healed has made KIMS the best hospital for liver disease in Hyderabad.