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1,527 Possible Causes for Hepatic Encephalopathy

  • Portal Hypertension

    Hepatic encephalopathy. Increased risk of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. Increased risk of hepatorenal syndrome.[] Portal hypertension is a key complication of portal hypertension, which is responsible for the development of varices, ascites, bleeding, and hepatic encephalopathy, which[] Hepatic encephalopathy Minimal hepatic encephalopathy may affect up to 80% of patients with cirrhosis.Overt hepatic encephalopathy affects up to 50%.Most common cause of hospitalization[]

  • Acute Fatty Liver of Pregnancy

    Five AFLP patients with hepatic encephalopathy and renal failure were subjected to PE CRRT in our department from 2007 to 2012.[] Case 3 still developed hepatic encephalopathy, and finally she required liver transplantation.[] encephalopathy (n   17), infection (n   10), and postpartum hemorrhage (n   7).[]

  • Hepatorenal Syndrome

    The pooled rate of hepatic encephalopathy after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt was 49%.[] Hepatic encephalopathy, hepatorenal syndrome, hepatopulmonary syndrome, and other systemic complications of liver disease. In: Feldman M, Friedman LS, Brandt LJ, eds.[] encephalopathy.[]

  • Stupor

    The existence of endozepines, their widespread distribution in the CNS and their involvement in hepatic encephalopathy are established.[]

  • Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

    Chronic liver disease with progression to decompensated cirrhosis and its associated complications, including hepatic encephalopathy, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, and[] Proton pump inhibitors increased the risk for hepatic encephalopathy and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in patients with cirrhosis and ascites, according to recent findings[] Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be a risk factor for hepatic encephalopathy (HE) in patients with cirrhosis, possibly through translocation of gut bacteria, which can also[]

  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

    Complications from Primary Biliary Cirrhosis can include hypersplenism (enlargement of the spleen), hepatic encephalopathy (confusion or coma resulting from liver failure)[] Hepatic encephalopathy.[] encephalopathy of a pre-determined severity, or End-stage liver disease of a pre-determined severity.[]

  • Toxic Hepatitis

    How Is Hepatic Encephalopathy Diagnosed? Several tests are used to diagnose hepatic encephalopathy.[] ALP isoenzyme test (Medical Encyclopedia) Ascites (Medical Encyclopedia) Diet - liver disease (Medical Encyclopedia) Hepatic encephalopathy (Medical Encyclopedia) Hepatomegaly[] The outcome of acute liver failure is determined by etiology, the degree of hepatic encephalopathy present upon admission, and complications such as infections.[]

  • Alcoholic Hepatitis

    Ascites were present in 83% and hepatic encephalopathy in 38%. Only 21 (12%) could be offered steroid therapy, due to contraindications in the remaining.[] 12,000 with left shift Hepatic encephalopathy Hepatic systolic bruit Maddrey discriminant factor 32 [4] , [5] Exclusion Criteria Concomitant bacterial infection Active GI[] Signs and symptoms of alcoholic hepatitis include jaundice , ascites (fluid accumulation in the abdominal cavity ), fatigue and hepatic encephalopathy ( brain dysfunction[]

  • Acetaminophen Overdose

    In cases of severe acetaminophen-induced acute liver failure and hepatic encephalopathy, liver transplant can be the only real hope for neurologic recovery and indeed survival[] SOFA and MELD had similar accuracy for predicting the development of hepatic encephalopathy (P 0.493).[] A total of 49/100 single time-point patients developed hepatic encephalopathy (HE).[]

  • Wilson Disease

    Liver cirrhosis can also lead to accumulation of neurotoxins causing hepatic encephalopathy.[] The special fea tures of this relation have become of greater interest in recent years in the light of increasing knowledge of brain damage in hepatic coma and hepatic encephalopathy[] Confusion (hepatic encephalopathy) due to inability of the liver to clear toxins including ammonia can occur which can progress to coma.[]

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