"Hepatic Encephalopathy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A syndrome characterized by central nervous system dysfunction in association with LIVER FAILURE, including portal-systemic shunts. Clinical features include lethargy and CONFUSION (frequently progressing to COMA); ASTERIXIS; NYSTAGMUS, PATHOLOGIC; brisk oculovestibular reflexes; decorticate and decerebrate posturing; MUSCLE SPASTICITY; and bilateral extensor plantar reflexes (see REFLEX, BABINSKI). ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY may demonstrate triphasic waves. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1117-20; Plum & Posner, Diagnosis of Stupor and Coma, 3rd ed, p222-5)
- Hepatic Encephalopathy
- Encephalopathies, Hepatic
- Hepatic Encephalopathies
- Encephalopathy, Hepatic
- Portal-Systemic Encephalopathy
- Portal Systemic Encephalopathy
- Encephalopathy, Portal-Systemic
- Encephalopathies, Portal-Systemic
- Encephalopathy, Portal Systemic
- Portal-Systemic Encephalopathies
- Encephalopathy, Portosystemic
- Hepatocerebral Encephalopathy
- Portosystemic Encephalopathy
- Encephalopathies, Portosystemic
- Portosystemic Encephalopathies
- Encephalopathy, Hepatocerebral
- Encephalopathies, Hepatocerebral
- Hepatocerebral Encephalopathies
- Hepatic Coma
- Coma, Hepatic
- Comas, Hepatic
- Hepatic Comas
- Hepatic Stupor
- Hepatic Stupors
- Stupor, Hepatic
- Stupors, Hepatic
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Hepatic Encephalopathy" by people in Profiles.
Krishnarao A, Gordon FD. Prognosis of Hepatic Encephalopathy. Clin Liver Dis. 2020 05; 24(2):219-229.
Gursky JM, Rossi KC, Jett? N, Dhamoon MS. Exacerbation of hepatic cirrhosis may trigger admission for epilepsy and status epilepticus. Epilepsia. 2020 03; 61(3):400-407.
Zucker DM, Redulla R. Lactulose Management of Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Systematic Review. Gastroenterol Nurs. 2019 Jan/Feb; 42(1):84-94.
Amarapurkar D, Dharod MV, Chandnani M, Baijal R, Kumar P, Jain M, Patel N, Kamani P, Issar S, Shah N, Kulkarni S, Gautam S, Shah A, Doshi S. Acute-on-chronic liver failure: a prospective study to determine the clinical profile, outcome, and factors predicting mortality. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2015 May; 34(3):216-24.
Singla A, Hart JL, Li Y, Tseng JF, Shah SA. Hospitalization for complications of cirrhosis: does volume matter? J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Feb; 15(2):330-5.
Foster KJ, Lin S, Turck CJ. Current and emerging strategies for treating hepatic encephalopathy. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2010 Sep; 22(3):341-50.