Child Pugh Score
Determine severity and estimate mortality in cirrhosis
Originally designed to predict mortality during surgery, the Child Pugh score has been shown useful in determining prognosis of patients with chronic liver disease and also response to treatment and necessity for transplant.
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Am J Gastro 2003; 98 : 1167-74
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