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Alcoholic Liver Disease Prognosis

Purpose:

The use the revised Combined Clinical and Laboratory Index (CCLI) to evaluate a patient with alcoholic liver disease.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

K70

Description:

The Combined Clinical and Laboratory Index (CCLI) of Orrego et al was revised in 1983. It is intended to aid in the assessment of  patients with alcoholic liver disease. Specific physical examination and laboratory test findings correlated with disease severity are scored and then summated to generate the CCLI. It can be used to predict patient mortality, to separate patients into cohorts based on severity of disease, and to compare different therapeutic interventions.

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