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*  Rifamycin
It has been used to treat hepatic encephalopathy and traveler's diarrhea. Rifampicin or Rifampin Rifabutin Rifapentine ...
*  Acute liver failure
One scheme defines "acute hepatic failure" as the development of encephalopathy within 26 weeks of the onset of any hepatic ... hepatic encephalopathy leads to cerebral edema, coma, brain herniation, and eventually death. Detection of encephalopathy is ... This is sub-divided into "fulminant hepatic failure", which requires onset of encephalopathy within 8 weeks, and "subfulminant ... Phrases subfulminant hepatic failure and late onset hepatic failure were coined for onset between 2 weeks to 3 months and for 8 ...
*  Hepatic encephalopathy
... hepatic encephalopathy is subdivided in type A, B and C depending on the underlying cause. Type A (=acute) describes hepatic ... persistent and minimal encephalopathy The term minimal encephalopathy (MHE) is defined as encephalopathy that does not lead to ... The diagnosis of hepatic encephalopathy can only be made in the presence of confirmed liver disease (types A and C) or a ... Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is an altered level of consciousness as a result of liver failure. Onset may be gradual or sudden. ...
*  Liver failure
One scheme defines "acute hepatic failure" as the development of encephalopathy within 26 weeks of the onset of any hepatic ... This is sub-divided into "fulminant hepatic failure", which requires onset of encephalopathy within 8 weeks, and "subfulminant ... and different sub-divisions exist which are based on the time from onset of first hepatic symptoms to onset of encephalopathy. ... and clinically apparent altered level of consciousness due to hepatic encephalopathy. Several important measures are ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Neurological Disorders: Brain Diseases: Metabolic: Hepatic Encephalopathy
"Health ... Hepatic Encephalopathy" search on: AOL - Ask - Bing - DuckDuckGo - Gigablast - Google - ixquick - Yahoo - Yandex - ... Health Conditions and Diseases Neurological Disorders Brain Diseases Metabolic Hepatic Encephalopathy 6 ... Canadian Liver Foundation: Hepatic Encephalopathy Overview of this complication of liver disease includes types, symptoms, ... Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Review Article from Annals of Hepatology explores pathogenesis, peripheral and brain alterations, ...
*  Rifaximin
In the United States, rifaximin has orphan drug status for the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy. Although high-quality ... If rifaximin receives full FDA approval for hepatic encephalopathy it is likely that Salix will maintain marketing exclusivity ... In addition to receiving FDA approval for traveler's diarrhea and (marketing approved for) hepatic encephalopathy, rifaximin ... Wolf, David C. (2007-01-09). "Hepatic Encephalopathy". eMedicine. WebMD. Retrieved 2007-02-15. Lawrence KR, Klee JA (2008). " ...
*  Alzheimer type II astrocyte
"Inflammation and hepatic encephalopathy". Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. Hepatic Encephalopathy. 536 (2): 189-196. ... In hepatic encephalopathy, Alzheimer type II astrocytes are characterized by thin chromatin and increased glycogen levels. ... The presence of Alzheimer type II astrocytes is a key indicator of hepatic encephalopathy, and may be induced by increased ... This gliopathy is what is thought to cause encephalopathy in HE. Alzheimer type II astrocytes are present in hepatic ...
*  Acute fatty liver of pregnancy
Aggarwal R (2003). "Hepatic encephalopathy in pregnancy". Indian J Gastroenterol. 22 Suppl 2: S78-80. PMID 15025263. ... hepatic encephalopathy, and pancreatitis. There have also been reports of diabetes insipidus complicating this condition. Many ... Acute fatty liver of pregnancy (or hepatic lipidosis of pregnancy) usually manifests in the third trimester of pregnancy, but ... Tein I (2000). "Metabolic disease in the foetus predisposes to maternal hepatic complications of pregnancy". Pediatr. Res. 47 ( ...
*  Flumazenil
placebo in hepatic encephalopathy in patients with cirrhosis: a meta-analysis". Aliment. Pharmacol. Ther. 16 (3): 361-72. doi: ... It has also been used in hepatic encephalopathy, though results have been mixed. The onset of action is rapid and usually ... "Benzodiazepine receptor antagonists for hepatic encephalopathy". Cochrane Database Syst Rev (2): CD002798. doi:10.1002/14651858 ...
*  Gastric antral vascular ectasia
... may cause or exacerbate hepatic encephalopathy. TIPSS-related encephalopathy occurs in about 30% of cases, with the risk being ... then lactulose may be prescribed for hepatic encephalopathy, especially for Type C encephalopathy with diabetes. Also, " ... chapter= ignored (help) Sundaram V, Shaikh OS (July 2009). "Hepatic encephalopathy: pathophysiology and emerging therapies". ... must balance out a reduction in bleeding caused by TIPS with the significant risk of encephalopathy. Various shunts have been ...
*  Cirrhosis
As this shunting can worsen hepatic encephalopathy, it is reserved for those patients at low risk of encephalopathy. TIPS is ... Hepatic encephalopathy - the liver does not clear ammonia and related nitrogenous substances from the blood, which are carried ... Other complications include hepatic encephalopathy, bleeding from dilated veins in the esophagus or dilated stomach veins, and ... Hepatic encephalopathy results in confusion and may lead to unconsciousness. Cirrhosis is most commonly caused by alcohol, ...
*  Acetylcarnitine
Hepatic Encephalopathy: ALCAR has been studied in hepatic encephalopathy, a complication of cirrhosis involving ... link) Jawaro, T.; Yang, A.; Dixit, D.; Bridgeman, M. B. (28 April 2016). "Management of Hepatic Encephalopathy: A Primer". ...
*  Turkey viral hepatitis
Hepatic encephalopathy occurs secondary to liver involvement. Egg hatching and production can be affected. Diagnosis relies on ...
*  Hyperammonemia
... is one of the metabolic derangements that contribute to hepatic encephalopathy, which can cause swelling of ... This is a treatment for hepatic encephalopathy. Treatment of severe hyperammonemia (serum ammonia levels greater than 1000 μmol ... and examples of the latter are acute liver failure and hepatic cirrhosis with liver failure. Acquired hyperammonemia is usually ...
*  Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status
May 2009). "Neuropsychological assessment of hepatic encephalopathy: ISHEN practice guidelines". Liver Int. 29 (5): 629-35. doi ... such as hepatic encephalopathy. Randolph C, Tierney MC, Mohr E, Chase TN (June 1998). "The Repeatable Battery for the ...
*  Bruce F. Scharschmidt
"Overt hepatic encephalopathy: development of a novel clinician reported outcome tool and electronic caregiver diary". Metab ... "Fasting Blood Ammonia Predicts Risk and Frequency of Hepatic Encephalopathy Episodes in Patients With Cirrhosis". Clin. ... "Prospective Multicenter Observational Study of Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy". Dig. Dis. Sci. 61 (6): 1728-1734. doi:10.1007/ ... controlled study of glycerol phenylbutyrate in hepatic encephalopathy". Hepatology. 59 (3): 1073-1083. doi:10.1002/hep.26611. ...
*  Lactulose
... for hepatic encephalopathy generally requires relatively large oral dosages three or four times a day with episodic ... Lactulose is a non-absorbable sugar used in the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy. It is used by mouth for ... Sharma BC, Sharma P, Agrawal A, Sarin SK (September 2009). "Secondary prophylaxis of hepatic encephalopathy: an open-label ... Lactulose is useful in treating hyperammonemia (high blood ammonia), which can lead to hepatic encephalopathy. Lactulose helps ...
*  Ascites
TIPS patients develop hepatic encephalopathy significantly more often". Exudative ascites generally does not respond to ... Roughly, transudates are a result of increased pressure in the hepatic portal vein (>8 mmHg, usually around 20 mmHg), e.g. due ... "Ascites - Hepatic and Biliary Disorders". Merck Manuals Professional Edition. May 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2017. Pedersen, ... Complications involve portal vein thrombosis and splenic vein thrombosis: clotting of blood affects the hepatic portal vein or ...
*  Liver support systems
... in fulminant hepatic failure (FHF), an improvement of hepatic encephalopathy grade and biochemical parameters. Nevertheless, ... Hepatic encephalopathy ≥ II Treatment Schedule: 3 to 5 eight-hour treatment sessions in consecutives days Continuous treatment ... Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) represents one of the more serious extrahepatic complications associated with liver dysfunction. ... More recently, on December 17, 2012, MARS therapy has been cleared by the FDA for the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy due ...
*  Epileptic seizure
As may hepatic encephalopathy and the genetic disorder porphyria. cavernoma or cavernous malformation is a treatable medical ... Seizures may occur as a result of high blood pressure, known as hypertensive encephalopathy, or in pregnancy as eclampsia when ... Seizures in babies are most commonly caused by hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, central nervous system (CNS) infections, trauma ...
*  Catatonia
Moreover, metabolic conditions: homocystinuria, diabetic ketoacidosis, hepatic encephalopathy, hypercalcaemia. It can be an ...
*  Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
Hepatic encephalopathy may be the only manifestation of SBP; in the absence of a clear precipitant for the encephalopathy, all ...
*  Theiler's disease
Increasing dietary levels of branched chain amino acids and feeding low protein diets can help signs of hepatic encephalopathy ... Intravenous fluids and treatment of the hepatic encephalopathy may help. ... Signs of hepatic encephalopathy (ataxia, blindness, aggression, and coma) and fever can also occur. Other signs include ... Cases with rapid progression of clinical signs, uncontrollable encephalopathy, haemorrhage or haemolysis have a poor prognosis ...
*  HFE hereditary haemochromatosis
This can lead to confusion or even coma (hepatic encephalopathy). Liver cancer: Cirrhosis and haemochromatosis together will ...
*  Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
Rossle M, Piotraschke J. Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt and hepatic encephalopathy. Dig Dis 1996; 14:12-19. ... of patients who undergo TIPS will experience transient post-operative hepatic encephalopathy caused by increased porto-systemic ... Acute hepatic dysfunction after TIPS may require emergent closure of the shunt. A rare but serious complication is persistent ... Then, a special needle known as a Colapinto is advanced through the liver parenchyma to connect the hepatic vein to the large ...
*  Gastrointestinal disease
In the acute setting, this may be a cause of hepatic encephalopathy and hepatorenal syndrome. Other causes of chronic liver ... Hepatic diseases refers to those affecting the liver. Hepatitis refers to inflammation of liver tissue, and may be acute or ... Cirrhosis may develop as a result of chronic hepatic fibrosis in a chronically inflamed liver, such as one affected by alcohol ...
*  Assassination of Park Chung-hee
Kim had momentary insanity from hepatic encephalopathy related to his liver disease. However, his physician Kim Jeong-Ryong ...