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Prognosis of Alcoholic liver disease

Prognosis for Alcoholic liver disease: If drinking stops, this condition often is reversible. (Source: excerpt from Alcohol What You Don't Know Can Harm You: NIAAA) ... Although cirrhosis is not reversible, if drinking stops, one's chances of survival improve considerably. (Source: excerpt from Alcohol What You Don't Know Can Harm You: NIAAA) ...see also Overview of Alcoholic liver disease

Deaths and Mortality Rates

Deaths from Alcoholic liver disease: 11,958 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

Estimated mortality rate for Alcoholic liver disease from prevalence and deaths statistics:


Complications of Alcoholic liver disease may include:

See also complications of Alcoholic liver disease.

Death Statistics for Alcoholic liver disease

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths related to Alcoholic liver disease:

  • 27,035 deaths from alcohol related chronic liver disease and cirrhosis each year in the US 2001 (Deaths: Final Data for 2001, NCHS, CDC)
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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Alcoholic liver disease usually refers to the likely outcome of Alcoholic liver disease. The prognosis of Alcoholic liver disease may include the duration of Alcoholic liver disease, chances of complications of Alcoholic liver disease, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Alcoholic liver disease, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Alcoholic liver disease. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.


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