Juan Obed Gaytán-Torres

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Background. Minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) has implications for health-related quality of life as well as for survival of cirrhotic patients, but a standardized diagnostic test is not available. Objective. To determine the prevalence of MHE among cirrhotic patients by using the psychometric hepatic encephalopathy score (PHES) system and the critical(More)
OBJECTIVE to determine the independent predictors of in-hospital death of Hispanic patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGB). EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN prospective and observational trial. PATIENTS in a period between 2000 and 2009, all patients with NVUGB admitted to our hospital were studied. Demographical and clinical(More)
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