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Child-Turcotte-Pugh Score Plus Variceal Status for Predicting 1-Year Mortality for a Patient with Cirrhosis (Child-Turcotte-Pugh-Kumar Score, CTPK)

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Gastroenterology
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Description:

Kumar et al modified the Child-Turcotte-Pugh score by adding variceal status. This can be used to predict mortality in patients with cirrhosis. The authors are from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and the Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences in India.

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