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Management of Hepatic Coma

  • L. G. Thijs
Conference paper
Part of the Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin / Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine book series (A+I, volume 167)

Abstract

Hepatic encephalopathy is a neuropsychiatric syndrome, a disorder of mentation, neuromuscular function and consciensness, occurring in patients with liver disease. The syndrome results primarily from metabolic abnormalities and is potentially entirely reversible.

Keywords

Hepatic Encephalopathy Branch Chain Amino Acid Fulminant Hepatic Failure Hepatorenal Syndrome Hepatic Coma 
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