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Table 1 Child-Pugh classification slightly modified.

From: What are the implications of the spontaneous spleno-renal shunts in liver cirrhosis?

Clinic and laboratory data Points for increasing abnormality1
  1 2 3
HE (grade2) None SHE (0), 1-2 3-4
Ascites None at US Mild or controlled by diuretics Present despite diuretics
PT (% of activity)3 > 70 70-40 < 40
Albumin (g/dL) > 3.5 2.8-3.5 < 2.8
Bilirubin (mg/dL) < 2 2-3 > 3
  1. 1Scoring system: 5-6 points, grade A; 7-9 points, grade B; 10-15 points, grade C. 2HE: hepatic encephalopathy; Grade 0: sub-clinical hepatic encephalopathy, SHE, unravelled by Retain tests A or B; Grade 1: anxiety, irritability, depression, impaired concentration, sleep disturbances; Grade 2: disorientation, poor short-term memory, disinhibited behavior, drowsiness; Grade 3: somnolence, bizarre behavior, confusion, amnesia, paranoia; Grade 4: Coma. 3PT, Prothrombin Time, also expressed in seconds prolonged < 4; 4-6; > 6, or as INR < 1.7; 1.7-2.3; > 2.3. US: UltraSound.