Michael Sorrell, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

Michael Sorrell

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Liver transplantation: indications/evaluation

How can I be sure that the patient has sufficient indications for liver transplantation? Patients that are candidates for liver transplantation have either acute or chronic end-stage liver disease. Manifestations of end-stage liver disease include synthetic dysfunction, inflammatory activity, and complications of portal hypertension. 1. Coagulopathy. Prolongation of the prothrombin time and international normalization ratio…

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