Hepatic Encephalopathy: Will You Recognize It in Its Very Early Stages?

January 11, 2013

What are first signs and symptoms of hepatic encephalopathy? When should you start treating-at the first episode? How to measure ammonia levels? When to send the patient for transplant evaluation?

What are first signs and symptoms? When should you start treating-at the first episode? How to measure ammonia levels? When to send the patient for transplant evaluation?

Here to answer those questions is Fred Poordad, MD, Professor of Medicine University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Hepatic Encephalopathy