- Category: Fibrosis & Cirrhosis
- Published on Thursday, 05 February 2015 00:00
- Written by HIVandHepatitis.com
New estimates indicate that more than 600,000 people in the U.S. have liver cirrhosis -- about 200,000 more than previously thought -- according to a study published online in the Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. Cirrhosis was associated with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, heavy alcohol use, and diabetes.