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    Is cirrhosis preventable?

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  • Dr Guang Chen

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    Dr Guang Chen is a proud Chinese Australian gastroenterologist and hepatologist practising in Western Sydney. He then completed his post-graduate training in internal medicine, gastroenterology … View Profile

    Yes and no. There are causes of cirrhosis that can be prevented (eg excessive alcohol) and there are some that can not (eg autoimmune causes of liver disease). 

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