ACUTE FRAGILITY OF CEREBRAL BLOOD VESSELS IN HEPATIC COMA
- TOXIC BLOOD TOXIC BRAIN. // Drug Topics;6/19/2006, Vol. 150 Issue 12, Special Section p3
The article offers information about hepatic encephalopathy, a complication of acute and chronic liver failure which commonly presents an abrupt decline in the level of consciousness and function after a precipitating event. The disease has symptoms and presentations that range from a change in...
- HEPATIC COMA. Clough, Paul W. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Oct60, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p848
Characterizes the condition of hepatic coma. Distinction of hepatic coma from uremic and diabetic coma; Symptoms of the condition; Motor disturbances experienced by patients suffering from the condition; Occurrence of electroencephalographic changes during attacks; Theory regarding the role of...
- PRECIPITATING FACTORS OF HEPATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY IN WITH CIRRHOCIS OF LIVER. MASOOD, NAILA; RAHOPOTO, QASIM; GOURI, ASLAM; MUNIR, AKRAM // Medical Channel;Jul2010, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p376
OBJECTIVE: To determine the precipitating factors and outcome of Hepatic encephalopathy in patients of cirrhosis of liver. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective Descriptive study PLACE AND DURATION: The study was conducted in the department of Medicine Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences...
- Randomised controlled trial of lactulose versus rifaximin for prophylaxis of hepatic encephalopathy in patients with acute variceal bleed. Maharshi, Sudhir; Sharma, Barjesh Chander; Srivastava, Siddharth; Jindal, Amit // Gut;Aug2015, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p1341
A letter to the editor in response to the article "Diagnosis of minimal hepatic encephalopathy: still a challenge" that was published in a issue of 2013 is presented.
- What's new in drugs. Rodman, Morton J. // RN;May77, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p29
Offers information on the use of lactulose, a synthetic derivative of lactose, to prevent patients with early signs of portal-systematic encephalopathy from lapsing into hepatic coma by reducing blood levels of ammonia. Mechanism of lactulose; Results of the reduction in blood ammonia levels;...
- SYMPOSIUM ON LIVER DISEASE II. Treatment of Ascites and Hepatic Insufficiency. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul1962, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p15
Presents information on a symposium on liver disease presented before the 26th Annual Convention of the American College of Gastroenterology in Cleveland, Ohio from October 23-25, 1961. Medical management of ascites; Surgical methods in controlling ascites; Management of hepatic coma.
- Infectious Mononucleosis Complicated by Hepatic Comaâˆ—. McMahon, John M.; Elliott, Claire W.; Green, Roy C. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar1969, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p200
Presents a case report about a complication brought by hepatic involvement in infectious mononucleosis. Symptoms of infectious mononucleosis; Clinical features of hepatic coma, a complication of infectious mononucleosis; Condition of a patient who was diagnosed with hepatic coma.
- Arousal Response in Hepatic Encephalopathy with L-Dopa. Weiss, Alex; Pitman, Ernest R.; Javdan, Parviz // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1974, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p497
L-Dopa was administered in doses of 500 mg. q 6 hours to three cirrhotic patients in four episodes of hepatic coma. In all instances it produced a dramatic and complete reversal of their unconsciousness, marked improvement in intellectual function and a reduction in asterixis. The use of L-Dopa...
- Silent Acute Pancreatitis with Encephalomalacia Mimicking Hepatic Coma. Cohen, L.; Sandbank, U.; Rosenfeld, J. B. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1975, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p75
Presents a case report on silent acute pancreatitis with encephalomalacia mimicking hepatic coma. Medical history of the patient; Laboratory findings; Pathological findings.