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What do you suggest if my father died from liver cirrosis after heart surgery but never knew he had problems with his liver?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Condolences: I'm sorry for your loss. You're right, the mortality during heart bypass is much higher in those with cirrhosis. There's nothing I can suggest that will be of benefit to him, however.

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Last updated Jul 25, 2014

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