Clin Liver Dis 2021 May 11;25(2):393-417. Epub 2021 Mar 11.
Brain Liver Salpêtrière Study Group, Sorbonne Université, INSERM UMR_S 938, Centre de Recherche Saint-Antoine & Institute of Cardiometabolism and Nutrition (ICAN), Paris 75013, France; AP-HP, Sorbonne Université, Liver Intensive Care Unit, Hepatogastroenterology Department, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, 47-83 Boulevard de l'Hôpital, Paris 75013, France; Sorbonne Université, Paris F-75005, France. Electronic address:
Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a severe complication of cirrhosis. The prevalence of overt HE (OHE) ranges from 30% to 45%, whereas the prevalence of minimal HE (MHE) is as high as 85% in some case series. Widespread use of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt to control complications related to portal hypertension is associated with an increase in HE incidence. Read More