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Predicting One Year Survival in Patients with Nonbiliary Hepatic Parenchymal Cirrhosis

Purpose:

To estimate the one year survival rate for a patient with nonbiliary hepatic cirrhosis based on the degree of ascites and the aminopyrine breath test.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

K70.3, K71.7, K74

Description:

The probability of survival at 1 year in patients with nonbiliary hepatic cirrhosis can be estimated from the degree of ascites and the aminopyrine breath test. This can be used to assess patients for liver transplantation.

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