Introduction To Testing Of Hepatobiliary Disorders

For the diagnostic evaluation of liver and biliary tract diseases are numerous investigative procedures v. a. Laboratory tests, imaging and liver biopsy used. Individual tests often have limited sensitivity and specificity. A combination of tests is often best to determine the cause and severity of the disease. In useful algorithms (z. B. model of hepatic disease [MELD] Child-Pugh score) are clinical and laboratory findings included to predict survival of patients with decompensated cirrhosis.

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