[Hepatic encephalopathy].


Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a neuropsychiatric syndrome which develops during chronic or acute liver disease. It is functional in nature and potentially reversible and symptoms range from subtle personality changes to deep coma. Diagnosis of manifest HE is made on a clinical basis, whereas psychometric tests are required to diagnose subclinical HE (SHE… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1305170


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@article{Hussinger2002HepaticE, title={[Hepatic encephalopathy].}, author={Dieter H{\"a}ussinger and Gerald Kircheis}, journal={Zeitschrift fur Gastroenterologie}, year={2002}, volume={40 Suppl 2}, pages={43-5} }