This category contains information for patients, their families and caregivers about End-Stage Liver Disease.

Also know as ESLD and liver failure, this condition is, as the name suggests, the final stage in advanced liver disease.

Due to the extreme level of damage to the liver and other organs, without transplant, patients at this stage are generally considered terminal.

'End-Stage' Liver Disease
Patient medical question and answer from The Hepatitis Forum. Includes definition, causes, and possible prognosis.
Concerns About Liver Failure
Describes complications that occur with this condition, including ascites, jaundice, muscle tremors, seizures, varices, and coma.
eMedicine: Acute Liver Failure
Article by Gagan K Sood, MD includes related terms, background, pathophysiology, physical symptoms, causes, lab and imaging studies, treatment, medication, and complications.
Liver Failure
Brief Wikipedia article describes this final stage of liver disease. Includes causes, symptoms, dietary considerations, and medications.
Liver Failure
WebMD explains what it is, causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
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