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How long can a person with cirrhosis of the liver and mild hepatic encephalopathy live if transplant is not an option due to advanced age (80 yrs)?
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on MELD
Difficult to estimate survival in patients with cirrhosis until their meld or child's score becomes elevated.
If one's meld score is high, mortality in the next 3months is high. Otherwise it is very difficult to predict. Follow closely with your physician so that symptoms of cirrhosis can be managed.

In brief: Depends on MELD
Difficult to estimate survival in patients with cirrhosis until their meld or child's score becomes elevated.
If one's meld score is high, mortality in the next 3months is high. Otherwise it is very difficult to predict. Follow closely with your physician so that symptoms of cirrhosis can be managed.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. Alberto Sobrado
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many years
It depends of the stage at the time to the diagnosis.
Most cases can be treated for many years before it becomes very advanced.

In brief: Many years
It depends of the stage at the time to the diagnosis.
Most cases can be treated for many years before it becomes very advanced.
Dr. Alberto Sobrado
Dr. Alberto Sobrado
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