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Prognostic Index of Schlichting et al for Patients with Cirrhosis

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Gastroenterology

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Schlichting et al evaluated survival of patients with cirrhosis enrolled in a clinical trial comparing therapy with prednisone to that with placebo. They used a number of parameters to derive a prognostic index (PI) which correlated with 5 year survival and median survival time (MST). The authors are from multiple medical institutions in Denmark.

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