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World J Gastroenterol. Nov 7, 2015; 21(41): 11815-11824
Published online Nov 7, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i41.11815
Table 1 Classification of hepatic encephalopathy[1]
ACaused by acute liver failure
BSecondary to portosystemic bypass or shunting without intrinsic liver disease
CResults from chronic liver disease, especially decompensated cirrhosisCovert HE (minimal HE and West-Haven grade I HE)
Overt HE (West-Haven grades II-IV HE)