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The PSE (Portal Systemic Encephalopathy) Index of Conn et al

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with portal systemic encephalopathy using the PSE index of Conn et al.

Specialty:

Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

G93.4

Description:

The PSE (Portal Systemic Encephalopathy) Index can be used to evaluate the severity of the encephalopathy by combining different clinical and laboratory findings. This can be used to monitor the patient over time and to evaluate the effect of therapeutic interventions. The authors are from multiple VA and university hospitals from Boston to Richmond.

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