Complications of chronic liver disease these complica tions are also markers for decompensated liver disease and most patients are given a diagnosis of cirrhosis in the presence of these complications decompen sated or unstable liver disease occurs in 2 to 10 of patients with viral hepatitis and in about 25 of patients with alcoholic liver disease the severity of cirrhosis is . Portal hypertension once it develops is the source of potentially devastating complications that include life threatening hemorrhage infection renal failure and coma parenchymal disease can result in coagulopathy as well as altered handling of both endogenous hormones metabolites and exogenous drugs substances. The predominant complications of chronic liver disease and cirrhosis result primarily from two major processes 1 impaired hepatic parenchymal function including plasma protein synthetic function and biliary excretion and 2 development of portal hypertension. Complications of chronic liver disease include portal hypertension variceal bleeding ascites spontaneous bacterial peritonitis hepatorenal syndrome hepatic encephalopathy hepatopulmonary syndrome portopulmonary hypertension cirrhotic cardiomyopathy and malnutrition
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