Trends in Hospitalizations for Chronic Liver Disease-related Liver Failure in the United States, 2005-2014.

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Summary of "Trends in Hospitalizations for Chronic Liver Disease-related Liver Failure in the United States, 2005-2014."

Current estimates of the population-based disease burden of liver failure or end-stage liver disease (ESLD) are lacking. We investigated recent trends in hospitalizations and in-hospital mortality among patients with ESLD in the United States (US).


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Name: Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver
ISSN: 1478-3231


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