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Research advances in integrated traditional Chinese and Western medicine diagnosis and treatment of minimal hepatic encephalopathy

DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1001-5256.2016.09.038
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  • Published Date: 2016-09-20
  • Minimal hepatic encephalopathy( MHE) is a common complication in the progression of liver cirrhosis,and cando great harm to patients and the society. This disease has hidden clinical symptoms,and fine intelligence tests and nerve electrophysiological examination can find abnormalities in intelligence and mental status. If no treatment is given in time,MHE can easily progress to hepatic encephalopathy. Therefore,it is important to clarify the pathogenesis of MHE and give a definite diagnosis. MHE has a complex pathogenesis,and scholars at home and abroad have put forward various hypotheses based on in- depth studies. In recent years,great achievements have been made in traditional Chinese and Western medicine for the treatment of MHE. This article reviews resarch advances in the pathogenesis of MHE worldwide and achievements in the diagnosis and treatment of MHE based on traditional Chinese and Western medicine.


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