Review Article

Current and Emerging Therapies for the Management of Cirrhosis and its Complications

Elliot B. Tapper; Nneka N. Ufere; Daniel Q. Huang; Rohit Loomba


Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2022;55(9):1099-1115. 

In This Article


Therapies for cirrhosis include efforts to reduce the incidence of cirrhosis and its complications as well as those which address the symptoms of cirrhosis. Both approaches are unified by the goal of reducing the public and personal burden posed by cirrhosis. This review highlights the current standard of care and the opportunities to improve it. Improvements in the quality and quantity of life experienced by patients with cirrhosis will require efforts towards the implementation of evidence-based therapies and the execution of patient-centred trials.