Stroke and Liver Cirrhosis: A Brief Review of Current Evidence [chapter]

Kexin Zheng, Xiaozhong Guo, Xinhong Wang, Xingshun Qi
2019 Acute Liver Dysfunction - Principles and Practice [Working Title]  
Stroke and liver cirrhosis are common in our everyday clinical practice, both of which can lead to serious complications. Their association is unclear. In this chapter, we briefly summarized the epidemiology of liver cirrhosis in stroke, reviewed the current evidence regarding the association between liver cirrhosis and stroke, and discussed the potential mechanisms for explaining such an association, such as coagulopathy, hypoperfusion, cardiac diseases, diabetes, and dyslipidemia. Author
more » ... idemia. Author contributions Kexin Zheng: reviewed the literature and drafted the manuscript. Xiaozhong Guo, Xinhong Wang: gave critical comments. Xingshun Qi: conceived the work and drafted and revised the manuscript. All authors have made an intellectual contribution to the manuscript and approved the submission.
doi:10.5772/intechopen.90420 fatcat:c4tqbzg4ircghatralwntst7fm