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    ABIC Score for Alcoholic Hepatitis

    Predicts survival in alcoholic hepatitis.
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    Patients with alcoholic hepatitis.

    Performs similarly to Maddrey's Discriminant Function at predicting mortality, and better than the MELD Score and Lille Model, in one retrospective study (Garcia-Saenz-de-Sicilia 2017).

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    We are not aware of any guidelines that recommend steroid administration based on ABIC Score, but could be reasonable to consider in the decision given its mortality prediction by severity.

    Dr. Marlene Dominguez

    About the Creator

    Marlene Dominguez, MD, is a physician in the hepatology department at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona and a researcher at the August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute in Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Dominguez's primary research is focused on prognosis of alcoholic hepatitis.

    To view Dr. Marlene Dominguez's publications, visit PubMed

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    Dr. Marlene Dominguez