Ruturaj Test Page

Calculators:

Use these calculators to help with the diagnosis:

Child Pugh

MELD-Na

MELD

Downloadable content:

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Patient materials:

You can direct patients to the following:
Patient education for Cirrhosis 

References:

This section was adapted from content using the following evidence based resources in combination with expert consensus. The presented information is not intended to replace the independent medical or professional judgment of physicians or other health care providers in the context of individual clinical circumstances to determine a patient’s care.

Authors: Michelle Carbonneau NP, Dr. Juan G. Abraldes, Dr. Puneeta Tandon

References:

D’Amico G et al. Competing risks and prognostic stages of cirrhosis: a 25-year inception cohort study of 494 patients. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2014; 39:1180-1193. (PMID 24654740).
D’Amico G et al. Clinical states of cirrhosis and competing risks. J Hepatol 2018 Mar; 68(3):563-576 (PMID 29111320)
Northup P.G. et al. AGA Clinical Practice Update on Surgical Risk Assessment and Perioperative Management in Cirrhosis: Expert Review. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019 Mar; 17(4):595-606 (PMID 30273751)
Reverter E et al. The prognostic role of hepatic venous pressure gradient in cirrhotic patients undergoing elective extrahepatic surgery. J Hepatol 2019 Nov; 71(5):942-950 (PMID 31330170).
Arroyo V et al. Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: Definition, Diagnosis and Clinical Characteristics. Semin Liver Dis 2016 May;36(2):109-16 (PMID 27172351).
Bajaj JS et al. Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: Getting Ready for Prime Time? Hepatology 2018 Oct;68(4):1621-1632 (PMID 29689120).
Gustot T et al. Acute-on-chronic liver failure vs traditional acute decompensation of cirrhosis. J Hepatol 2018 Dec;69(6):1384-1393 (PMID 30195459).
D’Amico G et al. Ordinal outcomes are superior to binary outcomes for designing and evaluating clinical trials in compensated cirrhosis. Hepatology 2019 Dec (PMID 31837238).

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