A májcirrhosis és szövodményei: A diagnózis és a kezelés lehetoségei

Translated title of the contribution: Cirrhosis and its complications: Diagnostic and treatment options

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Abstract

During the past two decades, the management of complications of cirrhosis has dramatically changed, which substantially improved the patients' survival. The present paper provides an overview of the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cirrhosis and its complications including portal hypertension, variceal bleeding, ascites, hepatorenal and hepatopulmonary syndromes, encephalopathy and bacterial infection. Besides noninvasive diagnostic methods, pharmacological and endoscopic treatment modalities are discussed, with emphasis of the importance of nonselective beta-blockers, vasoactive therapy, antibiotic and albumin medication. Prevention and early diagnosis of cirrhosis as well as new pharmacological agents under development presumbaly result in further development in the management of patients with advanced, chronic liver disease.

Translated title of the contributionCirrhosis and its complications: Diagnostic and treatment options
Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)657-664
Number of pages8
JournalLege Artis Medicinae
Volume19
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2009

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