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ICU Management

Acute-on-chronic liver failure: criteria for ICU admission

2019 10 Apr

Cirrhosis is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the world. Patients with cirrhosis may develop decompensated disease with portal hypertension and functional impairment of the liver, resulting in numerous complications including infection, variceal bleeding, hepatic encephalopathy (HE), and hepatorenal syndrome (HRS). Along... Read more