Subscribe

Congestive Hepatopathy with Cardiac Sclerosis

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with chronic heart failure for evidence of congestive hepatopathy with or without cardiac sclerosis.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Cardiology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, complications, disease progression

ICD-10:

K76.1

Description:

Chronic passive congestion of the liver from right heart failure can result in a hepatopathy with parenchymal sclerosis. The hepatopathy usually reverses if the heart failure is corrected.

To read more or access our algorithms and calculators, please log in or register.

RECENT TWEETS

medal descover
medal iphone