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Alternative Therapeutic Strategies in Advanced Liver Disease

 

Alternative Therapeutic Strategies in Advanced Liver Disease

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When Mar 18, 2014 from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where Edinburgh
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Liver disease is the 5th commonest cause of death in the UK and the deaths from cirrhosis are rapidly rising. Currently the only curative option for end-stage liver disease is liver transplantation. Donor organ availability cannot even meet current demand and many patients die whilst waiting for a suitable organ.

 

Alternative therapeutic strategies are urgently required for the treatment of advanced liver disease, in this session Prof Stuart Forbes will tell us about some of these therapies

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