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It is possible for persons in the final stages of cirrhosis to reach normal life expectancy, according to Medscape. However, the prognosis varies among each individual and is dependent on the symptoms and complications. More »

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Life expectancy for more than 80 percent of people with end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is less than four years, according to About. COPD limits air flow to the lungs and gets worse over time. It is cause... More »

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Patients suffering from end-stage heart failure have a one-year mortality rate of 50 percent, according to PubMed Central. Disease characteristics include advanced structural heart disease and symptoms of heart failure d... More »

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The final stages of liver cirrhosis are referred to as decompensated cirrhosis and involve progressive failure of the liver due to the accumulation of scar tissue, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center. ... More »

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According to the Medical University of South Carolina, life expectancy with cirrhosis of the liver depends on the degree of liver damage as well as the underlying cause. According to Patient.co.uk, life expectancy even i... More »

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The life expectancy of someone with cirrhosis of the liver varies greatly with the cause, extent and progression of the disease, as reported by the Digestive Disease Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. Ma... More »

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During the final stages of liver cirrhosis, liver scarring prevents full organ function and leads to liver failure claims eMedicineHealth. When doctors are grading a liver biopsy, stage four fibrosis is defined as verifi... More »

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