Predictors of Poor Outcome in Hospitalized Chronic Liver Disease Patients.

Fakhar Qazi, Shahab Abid, Safia Awan, faiza farooq

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Abstract BACKGROUND: The tremendous global burden of Chronic Liver disease has been well documented with high mortality rate. Many prognostic models have been developed over the years to help classify the severity of Liver disease and direct the aggressiveness of medical care,(including CTP and MELD scores) but the subjectivity of the variables (ascites and encephalopathy), inter-laboratory variability, and lack of inclusion of comorbids and complications of CLD limited their accuracy. Yet there is much to explore about the impact ...

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JournalSection of Gastroenterology
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2016

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