Optimizing Outpatient Care: Clinical Strategies for Managing Hepatic Encephalopathy in Primary Practice - Episode 5

Preventing Cirrhosis Progression: Gut-Liver Axis, Circulation, Inflammation

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Arun B. Jesudian, MD, discusses strategies to prevent the progression of cirrhosis, which include targeting microbiome abnormalities to improve the gut-liver axis, enhancing circulatory function, treating the inflammatory state, and addressing portal hypertension.

  1. What strategies do we have to target key pathogenic events in prevention of progression of cirrhosis?
    • targeting microbiome abnormalities, to improve gut-liver axis
    • improving the disturbed circulatory function
    • treating the inflammatory state
    • targeting portal hypertension