20 - Cirrhotic Liver Disease

GI Diagnostic Code Suggested Waiting Time / Priority Level Referral Information Requirements
  1. Cirrhotic Liver Disease
    1. Decompensated Jaundice, Encephalopathy or varices
    2. Compensated

a) Urgent

b) Non-Urgent
  • Etiology - when/if established
  • How was diagnosis established
  • Symptoms (of decompensation)
Essential Investigations Timing of essential investigation 
  • Liver enzymes: ALT, AST, Alk phos, GGT
  • Liver function: INR, Total/Direct bilirubin, Albumin
  • CBC, electrolytes, creatinine
  • Abdominal ultrasound (with hepatic/portal vein doppler where available)
  • CT/MRI if available
  • Liver biopsy / endoscopy results if available
  • 3 months
  • 3 months
  • 3 months
  • 6 months

  • 6 months
  • 1 year
Comments

Fill out the Hepatology Referral Form for your patient in its entirety

Fax completed referral package to

780-492-9271

Any concerns or questions please call

Central Referrals: 780-248-1935 ​