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ICU Protocols pp 335-340 | Cite as

Acute Decompensation in Chronic Liver Failure

  • Deepak Amarapurkar
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Abstract

Hepatic encephalopathy of any form is seen in 50–70% patients of cirrhosis. Mortality in patients of cirrhosis with encephalopathy ranges from 30% to 50% at the end of 1 year and 70% at the end of 3 years.

Keywords

Liver Cirrhosis Hepatic Encephalopathy Serum Creatinine Concentration Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis Hepatorenal Syndrome 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyBombay Hospital & Medical Research CentreMumbaiIndia

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