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Asmaa Naser Mohammad
Scoring Systems and Risk Stratification in Cirrhotic Patients with Acute Variceal Bleeding "Scoring in Variceal Bleeding"
Author(s): Asmaa Naser Mohammad and Khairy Hammam MorsyAsmaa Naser Mohammad and Khairy Hammam Morsy
Objectives: To find the most accurate, suitable and applicable scoring system used for prediction of outcome in cirrhotic patients with bleeding varices. Methods: This prospective study included 120 cirrhotic patients with acute variceal bleeding, admitted at Department of Tropical Medicine and Gastroenterology in Sohag University Hospital over a one-year period (1/2015 to 1/2016). Clinical, laboratory and endoscopic parameters were studied, Child–Pugh (CTP) classification score, Model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) score, Acute physiology and chronic health evaluation II (APACHE II) score, sequential organ failure assessment (SOFA) score and AIMS65 score were calculated for all patients, univariate, multivariate analysis and performance was performed for all taken parameters and the scores. Results: The .. Read More»