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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

Life expectancy for patients with end-stage COPD varies widely based on a number of factors, explains the Lung institute. Approximately 90 percent of patients with the most severe emphysema symptoms survive for at least ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

The final stages of life are those stages that lead to the death of a person. Most people suffering from terminal or chronic illnesses live with a realization that death is slowly approaching. More » Health Older Adults

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases