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The Child-Pugh score was originally developed in 1973 to predict mortality during surgery, but is often used to determine prognosis in patients with liver cirrhosis. It is also known as the Child-Turcotte-Pugh score. Calculator Related articles: Acute liver failure Hepatic encephalopathy score King‘s college criteria for liver transplantation. Liver cirrhosis..

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Hereditary Hemochromatosis Related articles:Alcoholic hepatitisAutoimmune hepatitis (AIH) likelihood scoreAutoimmune hepatitis (AIH)Wilson disease References: Pietrangelo A. Hereditary hemochromatosis: pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment. Gastroenterology. 2010;139(2):393‐408.e4082. doi:10.1053/j.gastro.2..

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