‘One size does not fit all’: Cirrhosis care access, mortality vary widely worldwide

LONDON — Cirrhosis severity, infections and mortality outcomes were worse for patients in low to middle-income countries, due in part to poor access to liver transplant and ICU facilities, according to data presented here.“We have health care disparities as well as differing populations and diseases that cause cirrhosis around the world,” Jasmohan S. Bajaj, MD, associate professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at Virginia Commonwealth University, told Healio. “Current data usually focus on few regions rather than providing aRead More

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