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Child-Turcotte-Pugh Score

Child-Turcotte-Pugh Score - Classification of liver dysfunction

hepatic
Bilirubin, mg/dl (umol/l): 
<2 (<34)
2-3 (34-50)
>3 (>50)
Albumin (g/dL):
>3.5     
3.5-2.8 
<2.8 
PT prolongation (INR):
<4 seconds (<1.7)   
4-6 seconds (1.7-2.3)
>6 seconds (>2.3) 
Ascites:
Absent   
Slight
Moderate
Encephalopathy:
None
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References
Child CG, Turcotte JG. Surgery and portal hypertension. In: The liver and portal hypertension. Edited by CG Child. Philadelphia: Saunders 1964:50-64.

Pugh RNH, Murray-Lyon IM, Dawson JL, Pietroni MC, Williams R. Transection of the esophagus in bleeding oesophageal varices. Br J Surg 1973;60:648-52.
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