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Abstract #4465

Altered Brain Activity of Defautl Mode Network in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis

Tun Wei Hsu1,2, Wei Che Lin1,3, Ching Po Lin1

1Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; 2Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; 3Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is one of the major complications of liver cirrhosis and a complex neurophysiological syndrome. It will be acts of confusion, personality changes, conscious changes and ups and downs of the neurological manifestations. Our purpose of this study is to investigate abnormalities of default mode networks in patients with liver cirrhosis.