When is inpatient care indicated for the treatment of hemochromatosis?

Updated: Apr 03, 2017
  • Author: Andrea Duchini, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Admission to the intensive care unit (ICU) may be warranted for patients who develop hepatic, cardiac, and infectious complications. Indications for inpatient care, preferably in an ICU, include the following:

  • Gastroesophageal bleeding

  • Hepatic encephalopathy

  • Sepsis

  • Congestive heart failure

  • Arrhythmias

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