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World J Gastroenterol. Sep 14, 2018; 24(34): 3813-3820
Published online Sep 14, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i34.3813
Figure 1
Figure 1 Pathophysiological mechanism showing the role of microbiome over the oral-gut-liver axis. (Arrows imply the successive steps over the pathophysiology of complications.) PH: Portal hypertension; HE: Hepatic encephalopathy; SBP: Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis; ACLF: Acute-on-chronic liver failure; HCC: Hepatocellular carcinoma.