CHILD TURCOTTE PUGH SCORING SYSTEM FOR LIVER CIRRHOSIS

ABSTRACT

Child Turcotte Pugh scores are used for predicting disease severity and mortality among the patients with the end stage of liver disease. The data regarding usefulness in predicting the short-term outcome of end-stage liver disease in children are not available in India. The aetiology of the end stage of liver disease and the clinical presentation were determined. It is the best universal scoring system for liver failure in the patients with liver cirrhosis so let us discuss the disease for how this method gets used.

Child turcotte Pugh Score Liver Cirrhosis

INTRODUCTION

There are many clinical conditions which lead to child liver cirrhosis. In Most of the cases of this disease the sign and symptoms are caused by similar etiologies. The infants with liver cirrhosis are mostly caused by biliary atresia and genetic metabolic diseases most of the children in older age tend to result from the autoimmune hepatitis and wilson’s disease The signs and symptoms of cirrhosis in children and adolescents are similar to the signs and symptoms of adults. But in children’s the sign of cirrhosis is very poor weight gain. Complications seen in childrens are very similar to those observed in the adult patients and includes gastrointestinal bleeding caused by gastroesophageal varices, ascites and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. In patients the attention is paid to the nutritional alterations which are caused by cirrhosis. Childrens are at higher risk for other many nutritional deficiencies.

Treatment started with treatment in this disease of cirrhosis and induced portal hypertension in children . This article will reveal about the diagnostic aspects of the end stage of liver disease in children as well as the major treatment options for this condition as per said in ayurveda .The Child Pugh score is used for the judgement of postoperative mortality rate after a shunt surgery and predicts mortality risk factors with major operations. After the surgical procedure patients mortality rate of class A is 10-20% and the patient mortality rate of class B is 30%. The class A patients are safe candidates for performing surgery. class B patients proceed with the surgery after the medical optimization but still they have an increased risk. surgery is contraindicated in class C patients. Child Pugh score help to predict all the cause of mortality and the development of other complications from the liver dysfunction such as bleeding

USE OF CHILD PUGH SYSTEM

The Child Pugh scoring system is designed to predict mortality in liver cirrhosis patients . especially conceptualized by Child and Turcotte in 1964 to guide the selective patients who benefit from surgery for portal decompression, it broke down patients into three categories: A – good hepatic function type , B – moderately impaired hepatic function type , and C – advanced hepatic dysfunction type . The scoring system is used for the five clinical , laboratory criterias to categorize patients serum bilirubin, serum albumin, ascites, neurological disorder, and other clinical nutrition status. The scoring system was first discovered by Pugh et al., substituting prothrombin time for the judgement of clinical nutrition status. But after this score of criteria one should have to do treatment regarding this disease so following is the treatment for this disease the planet ayurveda do.

HERBAL REMEDIES BY PLANET AYURVEDA

Planet ayurveda is providing a good therapeutic approach to this particular disease. The products of planet ayurveda are 100% safe and easy to use. These following products are made under the supervision of experts and also have good results in all type of disease planet Ayurveda provides the following herbal and pure product for the treatment of this disease.

  1. Liver Detox Formula
  2. Yakrit Plihantak Churna
  3. Echinacea Capsule
  4. Phyllantus Niruri

Product’s Description

1. Liver Detox Formula

Liver detox formula helps in improving a person’s health as it strengthen the most important organ of our body “liver”. This formulation is prepared from herbs such as Katuki (Picrorhiza kurroa), Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa ) , Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata ), Makoy (solanum Nigrum). Digestion is improved leading to proper digestion and assimilation of nutrients and removal of toxins . Better in controlling sugar and cholesterol levels . It helps in filtering the cancer producing toxins and eliminates most of the harmful drugs . The liver detox formula helps in cleansing the liver and maintains the level of healthy nutrients in the body and keeps it healthy and strong. The formulation has herbs for liver detoxification so as to revive the damaged liver cells and give new strength to the body . the herbs used are kutki , punarnava , kalmegh , makoy and kasni and role of these herbs on liver disorders like hepatitis -A,B,C etc. liver cirrhosis , alcoholic liver disease , jaundice , fatty liver , liver cancer is remarkable .

Dosage : 1-2 capsules twice or thrice daily.

2. Yakrit Plihantak Churna

It helps in clearing all the toxins from the body , Useful in fatty liver , liver cirrhosis , jaundice , alcoholic liver disease , toxins and infections . This herbal formulation is prepared from the herbs such as Bhumi amla(Phyllanthus niruri ) , kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata ) , Bhringraj (Eclipta alba ),Sharpunkha (Tephrosia purpurea ), remove excessive fat from the liver and help in regeneration of damaged liver cells . It is one of the rarest combinations of ayurvedic herb which is useful in liver detoxification ,kutki is very helpful in production of bile and excretion . The liver cells are regenerated by punarnava and bhumi amla. The remedy is very useful in all liver disease.

Dosage : ½ to 1 tablespoon twice daily with lukewarm water before meal.

3. Echinacea Capsule

It is a natural herb that works as an immune stimulant and immune booster which works well as anti parasitic. It is useful in common colds, gastritis, bowel disorders and cancers. It is a cardio protective and anti thrombotic agent. It is also known as the king of bitters. It works effectively in cases of viral, bacterial or parasitic infection and disease. Andrographis paniculata and its various components have demonstrated a variety of beneficial effects in the body. It has been reported to stimulate the general immune activities, inhibit the body’s inflammatory mechanism and antimicrobial activities. The active chemical that is andrographolide is very useful in skin ailments, digestive ailments, cardiac disorders, depressed immunity and various other ailments caused by causative agents like viruses, bacterias, parasites. It stimulates the production of antibodies and effective in healing colds, flu, sinusitis and upper respiratory tract infections

Dosage : 1-2 capsules twice a day with plain water after meals.

4. Phyllantus Niruri

It is a very useful  herb for urinary calculi and gallstones . It also enhances appetite . It performs proper functioning of the liver . This herbal formulation is prepared from the herb such as Bhumi amla ( Phyllanthus niruri ) .this herb is having the best result in hepatitis . It is very effective in case of all liver disorders , phyllanthus niruri capsules are good to  enhance the function of diseased liver. The root, leaves ,fruits, and the whole plant of this herb  is used as a herbal supplement. According to ayurveda it is considered acrid cooling and alexipharmic.

Dosage : 1-2 capsules twice a day with lukewarm water after meal.

CONCLUSION

The above information is true and has been provided a good theoretical approach in this particular disease. The products are made under supervision. The products of planet ayurveda are pure and 100% safe. The products given above are fully safe and have no side effects. Planet ayurveda is giving a good approach to this disease by giving 100% safe,pure and good products. In case of any query kindly visit www.PlanetAyurveda.com. For more queries, you can send your queries to our email id herbalremedies123@yahoo.com.

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