Predictors of Mortality in Long-Term Follow-Up of Patients with Terminal Alcoholic Cirrhosis: Is It Time to Accept Remodeled Scores?


OBJECTIVE To identify the prognostic score that is the best predictor of outcome in patients hospitalized with decompensated liver cirrhosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS In this prospective study, 126 patients were enrolled and followed up for 29 months. For each patient, prognostic scores were calculated; these included the Child-Turcotte-Pugh score (CTP score… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000451057