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Cirrhosis Quicknotes

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Cirrhosis Quicknotes

The Cirrhosis Quicknotes provide bottom-line current recommendations regarding management of compensated and decompensated cirrhosis, including guidelines for screening and management of varices and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and guidelines for the management of ascites, encephalopathy, variceal hemorrhage, and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, including dosages of recommended medications and goals of therapy. They also provide guidance regarding referral for liver transplantation.

Where appropriate, they provide links to Child-Turcotte-Pugh calculator and MELD calculator and to the HCC Quicknotes.

The Cirrhosis Quicknotes are based on 2016 Practice Guidance by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Guidelines on Portal Hypertensive Bleeding in CirrhosisLink will take you outside the VA website. VA is not responsible for the content of the linked site..


Cirrhosis Quicknotes
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