Hepatic encephalopathy.

  title={Hepatic encephalopathy.},
  author={Alan H. Lockwood},
  journal={Neurologic clinics},
  volume={20 1},
          241-6, vii
Many patients with cirrhosis of the liver who appear to be overtly normal, using standard bedside examination techniques, test in the impaired range on one or more neuropsychological tests. These impairments affect the quality of life. Improvement in affected cognitive domains and the quality of life may follow the institution of treatment.