Neuropsychological evaluation of bleeding cirrhotic patients.


The cognitive profile was evaluated after an acute episode of esophageal bleeding in 26 patients with non-alcoholic hepatic cirrhosis and no previous history of acute hepatic encephalopathy. The neuropsychological test battery employed had been calibrated and standardized for age, sex, and education on a sample of 321 normal subjects. Cognitive deficits… (More)


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