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ALLMedicine™ Ammonia Level Center

Research & Reviews  175 results

The role of spontaneous portal-systemic shunts in liver transplantation: case report an...
https://doi.org/10.21037/apm-20-2431
Annals of Palliative Medicine; Wang T, Gong J et. al.

Apr 9th, 2021 - We described two liver transplants for patients with end-stage liver disease and spontaneous portal-systemic shunt (SPSS). We ligated the splenorenal shunt (SRS) in the first case but did not ligate it in the second case. Postoperative examination...

Analysis of clinical prognosis in patients with non-hepatic hyperammonemia.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7837986
Medicine Li Y, Zhou Q et. al.

Feb 6th, 2021 - The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of non-hepatic hyperammonemia (NHH) with the prognosis of critically ill patients with NHH.According to the serum ammonia level, the patients with NHH (n = 498) were retrieved by us. The risk f...

Increasing serum ammonia level is a risk factor for the prognosis of critically ill pat...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrc.2020.12.028
Journal of Critical Care; Li J, Li R et. al.

Jan 11th, 2021 - To assess the association between serum ammonia level upon admission during the initial intensive care unit (ICU) stay and mortality. This retrospective cohort study included 2703 adult patients in eICU Collaborative Research Database. The ICU mor...

Ammonia predicts poor outcomes in patients with hepatitis B virus-related acute-on-chro...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7755815
Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis; Zhang J, Liu X et. al.

Sep 11th, 2020 - Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a common feature of acute liver failure and has been reported to be associated with poor outcomes. Ammonia is thought to be central to the pathogenesis of HE, but its role in hepatitis B virus-related acute-on-chroni...

Factors Raising Serum Ammonia Level During Lenvatinib Treatment of Patients With Hepato...
https://doi.org/10.21873/anticanres.14531
Anticancer Research; Narita R, Kotoh K et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2020 - Hepatic encephalopathy is an adverse event resulting from lenvatinib use in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We analyzed the influence of lenvatinib on portal venous flow velocity (PVV) and serum ammonia concentration. Eleven patients...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  177 results

The role of spontaneous portal-systemic shunts in liver transplantation: case report an...
https://doi.org/10.21037/apm-20-2431
Annals of Palliative Medicine; Wang T, Gong J et. al.

Apr 9th, 2021 - We described two liver transplants for patients with end-stage liver disease and spontaneous portal-systemic shunt (SPSS). We ligated the splenorenal shunt (SRS) in the first case but did not ligate it in the second case. Postoperative examination...

Analysis of clinical prognosis in patients with non-hepatic hyperammonemia.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7837986
Medicine Li Y, Zhou Q et. al.

Feb 6th, 2021 - The aim of this study was to evaluate the association of non-hepatic hyperammonemia (NHH) with the prognosis of critically ill patients with NHH.According to the serum ammonia level, the patients with NHH (n = 498) were retrieved by us. The risk f...

Increasing serum ammonia level is a risk factor for the prognosis of critically ill pat...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrc.2020.12.028
Journal of Critical Care; Li J, Li R et. al.

Jan 11th, 2021 - To assess the association between serum ammonia level upon admission during the initial intensive care unit (ICU) stay and mortality. This retrospective cohort study included 2703 adult patients in eICU Collaborative Research Database. The ICU mor...

Ammonia predicts poor outcomes in patients with hepatitis B virus-related acute-on-chro...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7755815
Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis; Zhang J, Liu X et. al.

Sep 11th, 2020 - Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a common feature of acute liver failure and has been reported to be associated with poor outcomes. Ammonia is thought to be central to the pathogenesis of HE, but its role in hepatitis B virus-related acute-on-chroni...

Factors Raising Serum Ammonia Level During Lenvatinib Treatment of Patients With Hepato...
https://doi.org/10.21873/anticanres.14531
Anticancer Research; Narita R, Kotoh K et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2020 - Hepatic encephalopathy is an adverse event resulting from lenvatinib use in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We analyzed the influence of lenvatinib on portal venous flow velocity (PVV) and serum ammonia concentration. Eleven patients...

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News  3 results

Valproic acid-induced hyperammonemic encephalopathy
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/214883/bipolar-disorder/valproic-acid-induced-hyperammonemic-encephalopathy/page/0/1?channel=36771

Jan 2nd, 2020 - Diagnosis and management. If a patient receiving VPA is experiencing nausea, fatigue, or somnolence, it is important to check the patient’s ammonia level (normal range: 11 to 32 µmol/L) and VPA total levels (therapeutic range: 50 to 125 µg/mL).

Stabilized schizoaffective disorder; later confusion and depression appears
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/114030/schizophrenia-other-psychotic-disorders/stabilized-schizoaffective/page/0/2

Oct 1st, 2016 - This last point is critical because it can delay VHE identification and treatment or worse, result in misdiagnosis with accompanying continuation or escalation of VPA dosing as has initially occurred in Mr. D’s case.

Making the Right Connection: Ending Tubing Mishaps in Healthcare
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/832521

Oct 5th, 2014 - Misconnections in Healthcare A pediatric intensive nurse was taking care of a very fussy baby girl on the night shift. The baby had a urea cycle defect (an inborn error of metabolism) and, shortly after birth, developed a high blood ammonia level ...

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