] in the reduction of recurrence of episodes of overt hepatic encephalopathy (HE) in patients ≥ 18 years of age, in a number of EU territories*.
What does HE stand for?
HE stands for Hepatic Encephalopathy
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We have 45 other meanings of HE in our Acronym Attic
- Heat Exchange
- Heavy Equipment
- Heavy Express
- Height of Eye
- Heinckel (German airplane type)
- Hello Everybody
- Hemagglutinin-Esterase (protein)
- Hematoxylin and Eosin (histology staining method)
Samples in periodicals archive:
11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE), which is often found in patients with cirrhosis, is difficult to diagnose.
As per the reports, Hyperion Therapeutics, a biotech focused on the treatment of urea cycle disorders and hepatic encephalopathy, has announced terms for its IPO.
NASDAQ:SLXP) has announced the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing and designated for Priority Review the Company's New Drug Application (NDA) for rifaximin tablets 550 mg for the maintenance of remission of hepatic encephalopathy (HE).
Patients with decompensated hepatic cirrhosis have jaundice, malaise, ascites, edema, hepatic encephalopathy and other symptoms, which result in a decline in the quality of life (QOL).
The 15 papers assess current treatment options for bowel disorders, colonic diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, hepatic encephalopathy, traveler's diarrhea, and Helicobacter pylori infection.
Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) results from portosystemic venous shunting.
All had a recent liver biopsy that was negative for cirrhosis; that's significant because it eliminates subacute hepatic encephalopathy as a possible explanation for their complaints about cognition problems.