ICU Protocols pp 335-340 | Cite as

Acute Decompensation in Chronic Liver Failure



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.


Liver Cirrhosis Hepatic Encephalopathy Serum Creatinine Concentration Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis Hepatorenal Syndrome 

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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