Actualités diagnostiques et thérapeutiques dans le domaine de l'encéphalopathie hépatique [Hepatic encephalopathy: recent developments].

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serval:BIB_09FB10AFCD3A
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Collection
Publications
Institution
Title
Actualités diagnostiques et thérapeutiques dans le domaine de l'encéphalopathie hépatique [Hepatic encephalopathy: recent developments].
Journal
Revue Médicale Suisse
Author(s)
Deltenre P., Moradpour D.
ISSN
1660-9379 (Print)
ISSN-L
1660-9379
Publication state
Published
Issued date
2014
Volume
10
Number
440
Pages
1612, 1614-1612, 1616
Language
french
Notes
Publication types: English Abstract ; Journal Article Publication Status: ppublish
Abstract
Hepatic encephalopathy is a neurological syndrome occurring in patients with liver failure or in those with a large porto-systemic shunt. In cirrhotic patients, the current classification comprises covert and overt encephalopathy. Diagnosis of covert encephalopathy requires sensitive tests. Lactulose and rifaximin are the two leading therapeutic options. Rifaximin is efficacious for maintaining remission from hepatic encephalopathy. Liver transplantation should be discussed in cirrhotic patients with encephalopathy.
Keywords
Anti-Infective Agents/therapeutic use, Embolization, Therapeutic, Hepatic Encephalopathy/classification, Hepatic Encephalopathy/diagnosis, Humans, Liver Transplantation, Rifamycins/therapeutic use
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