Dr Nancy Reau, presents the case of a 59-Year-Old male, who was admitted to the ICU after his family was unable to wake him and comments on the role of TIPS and SPSS shunting in the management of hepatic encephalopathy.
Patient Care Online® “ConsultantLive™” program titled “Treatment Considerations for patients with Decompensated Cirrhosis and Hepatic Encephalopathy”.
Nancy Reau, MD
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Hepatology
Associate Director, Solid Organ Transplantation Rush University
In this video series, an expert in the management of liver conditions provides an overview of cirrhosis, including its epidemiology and the distinction between compensated and decompensated forms. Patient cases are reviewed to highlight hepatic encephalopathy as a complication and how to manage and prevent the recurrence of this condition.