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Table 2 Clinical and biochemical characteristics of the cirrhotic (LGHE) group

From: Association between road accidents and low-grade hepatic encephalopathy among Sri Lankan drivers with cirrhosis: a prospective case control study

Parameter n (55)
Aetiology of cirrhosis
 Alcohol 16
 Cryptogenic 30
 NASH 03
 Other 06
Child-pugh grade
 Child A 31
 Child B 18
 Child C 06
Duration since diagnosis of cirrhosis
 <1 month 27
 1–3 months 20
 >3 months 08
Cirrhotic complications
 Gastro-oesophagealvarices 22
 SBP None
 OHE None
 Porto-systemic shunts None
 HRS/AKI None
 HCC None
Sodium (mmol/l) 136.9 ± 3.9
Potassium (mmol/l) 4.7 ± 4.9
ALT (IU/l) 54.6 ± 35.1
AST (IU/l) 69.5 ± 41.5
Albumin (g/l) 3.5 ± 0.6
Bilirubin (mg/dl) 1.4 ± 0.8
INR 1.7 ± 0.35
Haemoglobin (g/dl) 11.2 ± 2.1
Platelet count 105 ± 41
Creatinine (mg/dl) 1.1 ± 0.3
  1. SBP spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, OHE overt hepatic encephalopathy, HRS hepato- renal syndrome, AKI acute kidney injury, HCC hepatocellular carcinoma, ALT alanine transaminase, AST aspartate transaminase, INR International normalized ratio