Published: 7 June 2022
Author(s): Jiahui Pan, Le Wang, Fangbo Gao, Yang An, Yue Yin, Xiaozhong Guo, Filipe Gaio Nery, Eric M. Yoshida, Xingshun Qi
Issue: October 2022
Section: Review Article

Liver cirrhosis is the 11th most common cause of death worldwide [1]. The number of deaths from liver cirrhosis increased from 899,000 in 1990 to 1,320,000 in 2017, constituting 2.4% of total deaths globally [2]. The 1-year cumulative mortality of decompensated liver cirrhosis is about 40% [3].

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