Gut-liver axis in liver cirrhosis: How to manage leaky gut and endotoxemia.

@article{Fukui2015GutliverAI,
  title={Gut-liver axis in liver cirrhosis: How to manage leaky gut and endotoxemia.},
  author={Hiroshi Fukui},
  journal={World journal of hepatology},
  year={2015},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={425-42}
}
A "leaky gut" may be the cutting edge for the passage of toxins, antigens or bacteria into the body, and may play a pathogenic role in advanced liver cirrhosis and its complications. Plasma endotoxin levels have been admitted as a surrogate marker of bacterial translocation and close relations of endotoxemia to hyperdynamic circulation, portal hypertension… CONTINUE READING