Vijayakumar K M.S, Jayaprakash V M.S, Akash Guruprasad A M.S
Abstract: In spite of tremendous progress in surgery, sepsis still remains the main cause of death in surgical intensive care unit. Detoxifying liver dysfunction which occurs in sepsis has a significant impact on mortality in this set of patients. Our prospective study focusses on the clinical, biochemical, and hemodynamic profile of hypoxic hepatitis in surgical intensive care units in tertiary care academic institution. Possible pathophysiology, prognosis and recommendations are also discussed.
Keywords: sepsis, liver dysfunction, pathophysiology, prognosis