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An estimated 4.5 million people in the US have
Chronic Liver Disease1
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Chronic Liver Disease
can lead to Cirrhosis2
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Up to 80% of patients with Cirrhosis will develop
Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE)
ranging from minimal to overt3
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In 2016, 53% of hospitalized patients with
overt hepatic encephalopathy (OHE)

were readmitted within 30 days4
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Patients who have been hospitalized with OHE have a 42% probability of survival at 1 year5
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Here’s how
you can Impact Care for patients with
Chronic Liver Disease
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References
  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/liver-disease.htm. Accessed February 25, 2020.
  2. American Liver Foundation. Cirrhosis. https://liverfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Cirrhosis.pdf. Accessed February 25, 2020.
  3. Cichoz-Lach H, Michalak A. Current pathogenetic aspects of hepatic encephalopathy and noncirrhotic hyperammonemic encephalopathy. World J Gastroenterol. 2013;19(1):26-34.
  4. Data on file.
  5. Bustamante J, Rimola A, Ventura P-J, et al. Prognostic significance of hepatic encephalopathy in patients with cirrhosis. J Hepatol. 1999;30(5):890-895.

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