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|Diagnostic Criteria for Cardiac Hepatopathy|
|Written by G. Firman MD|
|Thursday, 25 August 2011 05:01|
Cardiac hepatopathy, hepatic injury caused by cardiac dysfunction, is a common entity but has been characterized incompletely, particularly the relationship between hemodynamics and histology.
Diagnostic Criteria for Cardiac Hepatopathy
1- A liver biopsy compatible with cardiac hepatopathy
3- Clinically overt circulatory shock or congestive heart failure.
Myers RP, Cerini R, Sayegh R, Moreau R, Degott C, Lebrec D, Lee SS. Cardiac hepatopathy: clinical, hemodynamic, and histologic characteristics and correlations. Hepatology. 2003 Feb;37(2):393-400. [Medline]
Created Aug 25, 2011
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