Prevalence of Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure in Zagazig University Hospitals


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Rationale:

To identify the prevalence of Acute-on-chronic liver failure in Zagazig University Hospitals.

The question of the research:

How much the prevalence of Acute-on-chronic Liver Failure in Zagazig University Hospitals?

The aim of the work:

The aim of the study is to identify the presence of Acute-on-chronic Liver Failure in Zagazig University Hospitals

Objectives:

To estimate the prevalence of Acute-on-chronic Liver Failure in Zagazig University Hospitals.

Subjects and Methods:

I . Technical Design:

  • Site of the study: Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit- Zagazig University Hospitals
  • Sample size: ”all patients admitted to Gastroenterology and Hepatology Unit with the criteria of ACLF according to EASL-AASLD from June 2017 to December 2017 were included in this study”.

II . OPERATIONAL DESIGN:

  • Type of the study: a prospective study.
  • Full medical history – taking.
  • Full clinical examination.
  • Laboratory investigations including Routine laboratory investigation ” CBC, Liver functions test, kidney functions test and prothrombin time “

III. Administrative Design:

  • Approvals obtained for performing the study from the official or governmental department.
  • An ethical committee from the faculty of medicine and patients included in the study.

Results:

Collected data will be presented in tables and suitable graphs and analyzed according to standard statistical methods