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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019
A Prospective Clinical Study on Hypoxic Hepatitis in Surgical Intensive Care Unit
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
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 12, December 2019,
Pages: 1810 - 1812