Prognosis of Chronic liver disease


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

Average life years lost from Chronic liver disease: 23.3 for chronic liver disease/cirrhosis in North Carolina1; 16.3 average YPLL/person for chronic liver disease and cirrhosis in Michigan2.
Deaths from Chronic liver disease: 26,259 annual deaths from chronic liver disease and cirrhosis in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001)

1. Years of Potential Life Lost in North Carolina, NCMJ March/April 2002, Volume 63, Number 2
2. Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, MDCH, Michigan, USA

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