Cirrhosis is the severe scarring of the liver and poor liver function at the terminal stages of chronic liver disease. The scarring is generally caused by long-term exposure to alcohol or viral infections.
Causes of liver cirrhosis
Cirrhosis is a complication of liver disease which involves loss of liver cells and scarring of the liver that is not reversible. Alcohol and viral hepatitis B and C are the two main causes of cirrhosis, although there are many other causes.
Capsule endoscopy is a procedure that uses a tiny wireless camera to take pictures of your digestive tract. This helps in diagnpsis of GI problems such as esophageal cancer.