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Fulminant Hepatitis B | Prognostic Factors

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with fulminant hepatitis B using the prognostic factors of Bernuau et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, selection

ICD-10:

K72.0, B94.2

Description:

Bernuau et al identified prognostic factors for patients with fulminant hepatitis B. These can help identify patients who may require more aggressive management such as liver transplantation. The authors are from Hopital Beaujon (Clichy), Hopital Antoine Beclere (Clamart) and the Facultes de Medecine et de Pharmacie (Tours) in France.

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