Table 1

 Child-Pugh grading of the severity of liver disease

VariableScore 1Score 2Score 3
Child-Pugh A: 5–6 points; B: 7–9 points; C: 10–15 points.
INR, international normalised ratio; PBC, primary biliary cirrhosis.
AscitesAbsentMildModerate/severe
EncephalopathyAbsentStage I/IIStage III/IV
Albumin (g/l)>3528–35<28
Bilirubin (μmol/l)<3434–51>51
    For PBC<6868–170>170
Prothrombin time (sec prolonged)44–6>6
    Comparable INR<1.71.7–2.3>2.3