Prevalence of Liver Disorders in India

The burden of liver disease in India is difficult to assess since the epidemiological data are not robust as in most parts of the world. However, Hepatitis B and C, and non‐alcoholic liver disease are probably the major contributors of cirrhosis and liver cancer‐related mortality. The challenges of managing these conditions in an optimal manner are many, including limitations of resources, hepatologists, and healthcare facilities; the differences in cultural beliefs; a lack of universal education and the awareness of diseases and their modes of transmission; and increased prevalence of underlying poverty and malnutrition etc.  This video has brought out the prevalence of the disease burden and clinical studies that identify the causes and many interlinked factors of the disease progression.

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