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Liver Cirrhosis

Research analysis led by Kamal Patel .
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Summary of Liver Cirrhosis

Primary Information, Benefits, Effects, and Important Facts

Scientific Information on Liver Cirrhosis

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Human Effect Matrix

The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (it excludes animal and in vitro studies) to tell you what supplements affect liver cirrhosis.
Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Supplement Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
grade-c Minor - See 2 studies
Fibrotic scores may be slightly improved in persons with fatty liver associated with inflammation (steatohepatitis) although there may not be an effect in persons with NAFLD without evidence of inflammatory damage.
grade-c Minor - See study
Supplementation of zinc in persons with liver cirrhosis appears to be mildly therapeutic, possibly related to reducing hepatic copper concentrations.