Meet the Experts: Hepatic encephalopathy

 General hepatology

Stolz 1
Meet the Experts
12 April 2019 14:00 - 14:50

Questions for discussion:

  • Would you agree that hepatic encephalopathy is a metabolic encephalopathy with non specific clinical features?
  • Do you measure venous ammonia levels?
  • Do you routinely grade overt hepatic encephalopathy?
  • Do you look for portal-systemic shunts in patients with recurrent or persistent HE?
  • What medication(s) and order of medications do you use in patients with HE?
  • Do you provide dietary advice to patients with recurrent or persistent HE?
  • Do you think HE should get extra points for liver transplant listing?