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Bromocriptine to Treat Portal Systemic Encephalopathy

  • M. Uribe

Abstract

The clinical spectrum of portal systemic encephalopathy (PSE) is very wide. It may occur as a subclinical form, sometimes only detected by the electroencephalogram, frequently occurs as acute or chronic recurrent syndrome (spontaneous or induced by gastrointestinal bleeding, diuretics, sepsis, etc.), and as a rare form in which neurologicalrather than hepatic signs are predominant, these groups of patients represent chronic hepatocerebral degeneration.1

Keywords

Hepatic Encephalopathy Control Period Ergot Alkaloid Double Blind Fashion Lysergic Acid 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Uribe
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto Nacional de la Nutriciòn Salvador Zubiràn Liver UnitMexico D.F.Mexico

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