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Liver Update: Influence of Age on Critically Ill Patients with Cirrhosis.

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Critically ill patients with cirrhosis show a poorer prognosis. A retrospective cohort study investigated the influence of age (< 65 years, 65-74 years, and >/= 75 years) on the short- and medium-term outcomes of cirrhotic patients in the intensive-care unit (ICU) setting.The following observations were made-4%, 20.0%, and 30.3%, overall ICU mortality was described in patients aged < 65 years, 65-74 years, and >/=75 years respectively. In compensated cirrhosis patients, age was...
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