Acute Liver Failure
Study Group: lowering the risks of hepatic failure.
All patients above the age of 12 years with clinical features consistent with acute hepatitis A and a positive serology for IgM HAV who developed acute liver failure
were included in the study.
When more aggressive steps are needed N-acetylcysteine (NAC) should be considered for all patients with DILI who present with acute liver failure
4%) had underlying rheumatologic conditions and had received immunosuppressive agents that had resulted in acute liver failure
because of HBV reactivation.
99m]Tc-GSA scintigraphy) to evaluate liver function reserve for patients with acute liver failure
Holt and his colleagues retrospectively reviewed data from their center on a prospectively identified cohort of 101 patients with acute liver failure
from acetaminophen and other causes, including drug-induced, infections, lymphoma, is-chemia, and heatstroke.
The aim of this study was to describe in details the clinical characteristics and outcome of a series of adult dengue patients with acute liver failure
, a hepatology emergency which is no longer restricted to the tropics due to the increasing travel and trade.
The diagnostic workup of acute liver failure
cases is shown in Table-2.
Bone Marrow Failure in Children With Acute Liver Failure
Population-based surveillance for acute liver failure
Acetaminophen overdose is a leading cause of acute liver failure
in the United States, according to the researchers, who note that acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, is an ingredient in more than 600 O-T-C and prescription medicines.
Persistently increased acetaminophen concentrations in a patient with acute liver failure
Drugs remain a significant, if not the leading, cause of acute liver failure
in the developed world and a prominent aetiological factor in the developing world.
The Food and Drug Administration issued a safety announcement about reports of rare but severe liver injury in patients taking dronedarone, including two patients who had acute liver failure
that required transplantation.
Suffering acute liver failure
Kate, 18, was hours from dying when a suitable organ was found in Northern Ireland and put on a plane to Birmingham.