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Dent Clin North Am. 2006 Oct;50(4):563-90, vii.

Dental management of patients with end-stage liver disease.

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Division of Diagnostic Sciences, Department of Diagnostic Sciences, Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry, University of Louisville, School of Dentistry, 501 South Preston Street, Room E-32, Louisville, KY 40292, USA. fjfirr01@louisville.edu

Abstract

This article presents a review of end-stage chronic liver disease (cirrhosis) with emphasis on the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and complications of cirrhosis, along with their medical and surgical management and prognosis. This article also discusses the evaluation and management of the dental patients with cirrhosis, including the implications decreased hepatic function has on drugs commonly used in dental treatment.

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17000274
DOI:
10.1016/j.cden.2006.06.007
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