Influence of Hepatic Encephalopathy on Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Cirrhosis

@article{Arguedas2003InfluenceOH,
  title={Influence of Hepatic Encephalopathy on Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Cirrhosis},
  author={Miguel R. Arguedas and Thomas G. DeLawrence and Brendan M. Mcguire},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={48},
  pages={1622-1626}
}
Cirrhosis is associated with decrements in health-related quality of life (HRQOL), but the specific effects of encephalopathy, especially subclinical, on quality of life are incompletely understood. Therefore, the aim of our study was to define the effects of encephalopathy on specific domains of HRQOL in a sample of patients with advanced liver disease. The sample consisted of 160 patients with cirrhosis presenting for liver transplantation evaluation. Health-related quality of life was… CONTINUE READING