Hélèe Poirson

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Fulminant hepatitis E has not been well characterized in industrialized countries. The aim of this study was to prospectively describe patients with acute hepatitis E presenting as fulminant hepatic failure, i.e. with encephalopathy and prothrombin index <50%. Between February 1997 and April 2005, seven patients with encephalopathy were diagnosed with acute(More)
UNLABELLED Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (TIPS) is a second-line treatment because of an increased incidence of overt hepatic encephalopathy (OHE). A better selection of patients to decrease this risk is needed and one promising approach could be the detection of minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE). The aim of the present prospective study(More)
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