Ascites characterisation Related articles:Refractory ascitesLiver cirrhosis follow-upHepatorenal syndrome (HRS)Hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS)Hepatic Encephalopathy gradeKing’s College criteria for liver transplantation Overview of ascites characterisation by calculating the SAAG (Serum-Ascites Albumin Gradient). Grading of ascites. Contraindications to paracentesis. 20 gr of Albumine for every 2 L ascites drainage above 5 L References: Management of Decompensated Cirrhosis EASL..
Refractory ascites: definition and diagnostic criteria for refractory ascites in cirrhosis. Related articles:Ascites characterisationHepatic Encephalopathy gradeHepatorenal syndrome (HRS)Hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS)Liver cirrhosis follow-upNon cirrhotic portal hypertension (NCPH)Varices surveillance References: EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of patients with decompensated..
Varices bleeding management Varices bleeding management algorithms below. Check this page for varices surveillance guidelines. Also an overview of types of gastric varices at the end of the page, as well as links to different guidelines. Dutch guideline is at the bottom of this page Dutch guideline Links to guidelines UK guideline 2015 ASGE guideline ..
This page is about grading and endoscopic surveillance interval of esophageal varices associated with liver cirrhosis. Check this for management of varices bleeding! Links: UK guideline 2015 ASGE guid..
Wilson disease is a genetic disorder in which excess copper builds up in the body. It occurs in about 1 in 30,000 people. Symptoms usually begin between the ages of 5 and 35 years. It is caused by a mutation in the ATP7B gene. This translated to the Wilson protein which transports excess copper into bile. The condition is autosomal recessive. Copper accumulation leads to injury in ..