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1

name electrolyte abnormalities that can exacerbate Hepatic encephalopathy? talk about it

hypokalemia: replenish K
metabolic alkalosis: caused by diuretics. Promotes conversion of ammonium

2

2 causes of ascities

1. cirrhosis due to alcoholic liver disease
2. chronic viral hepatitis

3

most common cause of iron deficiency anemia is

GI blood loss

4

nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is associated to what endocrine thing

insulin resistance

5

study for orophrayngeal dysphagia

videofluoroscopic modified barium swallow study

6

study for esophgeal dysphagia

esophageal motility studies
upper GI endoscopy