ROME II Diagnostic Criteria for Functional Disorders of the Biliary Tract and the Pancreas

The diagnosis of a Functional Disorder of the Biliary Tract and Pancreas always pre-sumes the absence of a structural or biochemical explanation for the symptoms.

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Indications and Contraindications for Liver Transplantation

Indications for liver transplantation

1- Acute liver failure

  • Acute hepatitis A
  • Acute hepatitis B
  • Drug/toxin hepatotoxicity

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King´s College Hospital Criteria for Liver Transplantation in Fulminant Hepatic Failure

Acetaminophen-induced disease

Arterial pH <7.3 (irrespective of the grade of encephalopathy)

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Histological Scoring System for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Components of NAFLD Activity Score (NAS) and Fibrosis Staging

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Child-Pugh Classification of Severity of Liver Disease

Modified Child-Pugh classification of severity of liver disease according to the degree of ascites, the plasma concentrations of bilirrubin and albumin, the prothrombin time, and the degree of encephalopathy.

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Diagnostic Criteria of Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS)

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication in patients with end-stage liver disease and advanced cirrhosis regardless of the underlying cause. Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS), a functional form of kidney failure, is one of the many possible causes of AKI.

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Diagnostic Criteria for the Hepatopulmonary Syndrome (HPS)

The hepatopulmonary syndrome is characterized as the triad of liver disease, pulmonary gas exchange abnormalities leading to arterial deoxygenation and evidence of intrapulmonary vascular dilatations.

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Diagnostic Criteria for Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH)

Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is characterized by inflammatory liver histology, circulating non-organ-specific autoantibodies, and increased levels of immunoglobulin (Ig) G in the absence of a known etiology.

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ROME II Diagnostic Criteria for Functional Gastroduodenal Disorders

The diagnosis of a Functional Gastroduodenal Disorder always presumes the absence of a structural or biochemical explanation for the symptoms.

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ROME II Diagnostic Criteria for Functional Esophageal Disorders

The diagnosis of a Functional Esophageal Disorder always presumes the absence of a structural or biochemical explanation for the symptoms.

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