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Research & Reviews  1,378 results

Eltrombopag-Induced Metabolic Acidosis and Hepatic Encephalopathy in Pediatric ITP.
Journal of Pediatric Hematology/oncology; Hermann E, Ferdjallah A

Sep 7th, 2021 - Eltrombopag is approved for the treatment of chronic immune thrombocytopenia purpura (ITP) in pediatric patients 1 year and older who have demonstrated an insufficient response to corticosteroids and intravenous immunoglobulin. We present the case...

COVID-19: a fatal case of acute liver failure associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection in p...
BMC Infectious Diseases; Ihlow J, Seelhoff A et. al.

Sep 5th, 2021 - The detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is challenging, particularly in post-mortem human tissues. However, there is increasing evidence for viral SARS-CoV-2 manifestation in non-respiratory tissues. In this con...

Acute liver failure due to herpes simplex virus: diagnostic clues and potential role of...
Medicine Chávez SM, Poniachik JM et. al.

Sep 4th, 2021 - Acute liver failure (ALF) is a life-threatening condition that remains challenging for physicians despite several advances in supportive care. Etiologies vary worldwide, with herpes simplex virus (HSV) hepatitis representing less than 1% of cases....

Anti-tuberculosis drug-induced acute liver failure requiring transplantation in the sec...
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Zhu Z, Zhang M et. al.

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Treatment of tuberculosis (TB) during pregnancy can reduce maternal and foetal complications. However, it may also induce fatal liver injury. We present a case of a 26-year-old pregnant woman who underwent orthotopic liver transplantation for anti...

Clinical characteristics of acute liver failure associated with hepatitis A infection i...
BMC Infectious Diseases; Keles E, Hassan-Kadle MA et. al.

Sep 1st, 2021 - Hepatitis A is one of the most common infectious causes of acute hepatitis, and currently, a neglected global public health problem necessitating an urgent response in Somalia. Hepatitis A infection and its rare complication of acute liver failure...

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Guidelines  1 results

ESPEN practical guideline: Clinical nutrition in liver disease.
Clinical Nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland); Bischoff SC, Bernal W et. al.

Nov 21st, 2020 - The Practical guideline is based on the current scientific ESPEN guideline on Clinical Nutrition in Liver Disease. It has been shortened and transformed into flow charts for easier use in clinical practice. The guideline is dedicated to all profes...

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Drugs  21 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Growth Factors and Hepatic Progenitor Cells in Acute Liver Failure

Mar 10th, 2011 - To study the correlation of serological growth factors and the hepatic progenitor cells involved in liver regeneration of liver failure.

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News  90 results

Liver Failure Management in the ICU: Clinical Practice Guidelines (2020)

Feb 28th, 2020 - In February 2020, a panel from the Society of Critical Care Medicine published clinical practice management guidelines on adult acute and acute-on-chronic liver failure, as encountered in the intensive care unit (ICU).[1] For patients with acute l...

Inner demons

Dec 1st, 2019 - Julia Brennan sings about inner demons. They just won’t go away and they don’t play fair with angels.

Blocking TLR9 may halt brain edema in acute liver failure
Will Pass, MDedge News

Nov 6th, 2019 - A toll-like receptor 9 (TLR9) antagonist may eventually be used to combat brain edema in acute liver failure, according to investigators. This prediction is based on results of a recent study involving mouse models, which showed that ODN2088, a TL.

Infusion of Evidence: The Albumin Effect in Cirrhosis Becomes Clearer

Jul 10th, 2019 - Patients with cirrhosis have a significant reduction in cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary function. Arteriolar dilation, particularly in the splanchnic circulation, leads to a lessened arterial volume with a subsequent reduction in cardiac output...

Young, angry, and in need of a liver transplant

May 1st, 2019 - At Visit 2 in the ED, Ms. L was started on NAC because the team suspected she was experiencing drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS) syndrome.

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Patient Education  3 results see all →