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Child-Pugh Score

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Definition

Numerical measure of severity of liver cirrhosis. The Child-Pugh Score is calculated from biochemical parameters (serum albumin, serum bilirubin, and international normalized ratio) and from ascites and hepatic encephalopathy grade.

Keywords

Public Health Serum Albumin Liver Cirrhosis Social Policy Biochemical Parameter 
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© Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2010

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