Transplant is the only treatment that
can keep a person alive before their liver fails to
be able to
function enough to keep
a person alive.
You father has End-Stage Liver Disease (ESLD) which the the fin
al phase of liver disease. Sin
ce his liver is failin
g it effects many of his other Body
systems as well so it is a very complicated process that
entails many variables. Plus each person is unique in
how the disease progresses durin
g its fin
al stages. As you say, "unpredictable".