How is primary sclerosing cholangitis treated?
ERCP - stenting/ballooning
What are the 4 stages of Hep B infection?
What can precipitate encephalopathy?
Drugs - benzos, alcohol
Increased ammonia - GI bleeding, infection
What causes the majority of liver cancer in Australia?
What might the platelets be in chronic liver disease?
What is the name of the tube used to occlude varices in acute bleeding?
What are the criteria that consititute the Child-Pugh score?
Parotidomegaly is specific to which type of chronic liver disease?
When are the DDx for acute jaundice in someone with chronic liver disease?
Portal vein thrombosis
Acute obstruction of the biliary tree
Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
What is the pathonemonic feature of hepatic failure?
Which beta-blocker is used to treat varices?
How is primary biliary cirrhosis treated?
How is autoimmune hepatitis treated?
Outline the histological progression of fibrosis in cirrhosis
F1 - Periportal fibrosis
F2 - Periportal fibrosis with few septa
F3 - Numerous septa without architectural distortion
F4 - Architectural distortion and nodular formation
How long can you expect a liver transplant to last?