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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Gundling, Felix; Zelihic, Edin; Seidl, Holger; Haller, Bernhard; Umgelter, Andreas; Schepp, Wolfgang; Dodt, Christoph 
Titel:
How to diagnose hepatic encephalopathy in the emergency department. 
Abstract:
Blood ammonia-measurements are often performed in the emergency departments to diagnose or rule out hepatic encephalopathy (HE). However, the utility and correct interpretation of ammonia levels is a matter of discussion. At this end the present prospective study evaluated whether blood ammonia levels coincide with HE which was also established by the West Haven criteria and the critical flicker frequency, respectively.In 59 patients with known cirrhosis ammonia-levels were determined and patien...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Ann Hepatol 
Jahr:
2013 
Band / Volume:
12 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
108-14 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1665-2681 
TUM Einrichtung:
Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie; II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik