Specific Considerations with Liver Disease - Surgical Risk in Patients with Liver Disease
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- Reported mortality rates in patients with cirrhosis undergoing various nontransplant surgical procedures range from 8.3% to 25% (in comparison with 1.1% for noncirrhotic patients). Wide range of mortality is related to severity of the disease, type of surgery, patient demographics, and expertise of the surgical, anesthetic, and ICU teams.