Table 1

Definition of HE

Positive subjective symptomsPositive objective symptoms>120 s in NCT
NormalNoNoNo
Overt HEYesYesNo
YesNoNo
YesYesYes
YesNoYes
Covert HENoNoYes
NoYesNo
NoYesYes
  • HE, hepatic encephalopathy; NCT, number connection test.