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 »

A patient with liver cirrhosis will have a different average life expectancy depending on the stage of the disease as well as the individual patient history; there is not one single "average." For a specific life expecta... More »

About 85 percent of people diagnosed with liver cirrhosis can expect to survive five years, but the condition's severity determines whether the percentage increases or decreases, according to Baylor Scott & White Health.... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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, life expectancy even i... More »

Treatment options for liver cirrhosis vary by the principal cause. For example, cirrhosis from alcohol abuse requires a complete cessation of the habit, according to WebMD. Cirrhosis arising from congenital disorders and... More »

As of 2015, the treatment for cirrhosis of the liver varies based on the cause, but the general options include abstaining from alcohol, steroids, antiviral drugs and laxatives, as WebMD explains. Cirrhosis of the liver ... More »

The worst type of liver disease is cirrhosis of the liver, which replaces healthy cells with scar tissue. Cirrhosis has different causes such as hepatitis types B, C and D; prolonged heavy drinking of alcohol; fatty live... More »