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Hepatic Encephalopathy

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Hepatic Encephalopathy by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Cirrhosis – Liver Diseases.


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    1. Use of benzodiazepine
    2. Use of lactulose
    3. Use of non-absorbent antibiotics
    4. Use of electrolytes
    5. Endotracheal intubation
    1. West Haven criteria
    2. Dukes grading system
    3. Clarke grading system
    4. Nuygen grading system
    5. MELD scoring system
    1. Hepatic encephalopathy is an irreversible condition.
    2. Regularly used antibiotics can worsen function.
    3. Lactulose is a treatment option.
    4. Mercaptans and ammonia bypass the blood-brain barrier.
    5. Hepatic encephalopathy is precipitated by bleeding.

    Author of lecture Hepatic Encephalopathy

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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