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Hepatic Encephalopathy Clinical Trials

A listing of Hepatic Encephalopathy medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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RICE Trial: Rifaximin In Chronic Hepatic Encephalopathy - A Randomized Controlled Trial

Background: Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a reversible process resulting from advanced liver disease. It can range in severity from disturbed sleep patterns to profound coma and can be triggered by a number of common factors, including intestinal bleeding, infection, constipation, and dietary changes. This study will compare two different medications, ...

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Lactulose for the Prevention of Hepatic Encephalopathy in Cirrhotic Patients With Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

Variceal hemorrhage occurs in 25 to 35 % of patients with cirrhosis and accounts for 80 to 90% of bleeding episodes in these patients. Around 25-30 percent of patients develop hepatic encephalopathy. Development of hepatic encephalopathy in patients with gastrointestinal bleed can cause increase morbidity with higher hospital costs in ...

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