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Progress in diagnosis and treatment of liver cirrhosis complicated with infection

  

  1. Department of Infectious Disease, the Third Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang 050000, China
  • Online:2018-11-05 Published:2018-11-05
  • Contact: Corresponding author:Zhao Caiyan,Email:zhaocy2005@163.com

Abstract: Liver cirrhosis is the late stage of many chronic liver diseases. Infection is one of the most important complications in patients with liver cirrhosis.  Tthis article aims to analyze the pathophysiological changes of cirrhosis, especially that during decompensated period, to understand the pathogenesis of cirrhosis complicated with infection, and to summarize the experiences of diagnosis and treatment, so as to promote correct clinical understanding, reasonable prevention and standardized diagnosis and treatment.

Key words: cirrhosis, infection, decompensation, diagnosis, treatment