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Table 1 Classification of disease stage groups and the transplanted group based on reported clinical characteristics.

From: Generic and disease-specific health related quality of life in non-cirrhotic, cirrhotic and transplanted liver patients: a cross-sectional study

  Reported cirrhosis Reported splenomegaly Reported ascites Reported variceal bleeding Reported ascites and/or variceal bleeding in the year 2000 Transplant History
NC No No No No No No
CC Yes - - - No No
CC - Yes - - No No
CC - - Yes - No No
CC - - - Yes No No
DC - - - - Yes No
LTX - - - - - Yes
  1. NC = Non-Cirrhosis, CC = Compensated Cirrhosis, DC = Decompensated Cirrhosis, LTX = Liver transplanted. Legend clinical characteristics: No: Absence of the clinical characteristic is an absolute condition for the concerning disease stage group or transplant group. Yes: Presence of the clinical characteristic is an absolute condition for the concerning disease stage group or transplant group. - : Presence or absence of clinical characteristic is no absolute condition.