A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF THE USE OF ALBUMIN DIALYSIS (MARS) IN FULMINANT HEPATIC FAILURE DUE TO PARACETAMOL POISONING
- ACUTE LIVER FAILURE IN SCOTLAND: AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY 1992-2003. // Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA92
The article presents an observational study of acute liver failure (ALF) in Scotland. Acute liver failure is an uncommon clinical problem. The causes and outcomes differ in different populations. The provision of a single liver transplantation unit in Scotland has allowed the study of acute...
- Cirrhosis complications: Keeping them under control. Minor, Suzanne E.; Eliacin, Irmanie; Kashan, Sanaz; Whisenant, Ebony B. // Journal of Family Practice;Jun2015, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p338
The article focuses on the role of family physician in the identification and treatment of cirrhosis complications. Among the most common complications of cirrhosis are ascites, hepatic encephalopathy, and hepatorenal syndrome. It also discusses which patients with cirrhosis complications should...
- Accuracy of MELD Scores in Predicting Mortality in Decompensated Cirrhosis from Variceal Bleeding, Hepatorenal Syndrome, Alcoholic Hepatitis, or Acute Liver Failure As Well As Mortality After Non-transplant Surgery or TIPS. Al Sibae, Mohamad; Cappell, Mitchell // Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Apr2011, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p977
Background: To systematically review literature on use of model for end-stage liver disease (MELD) score to determine severity and prognosis of liver disease in various clinical situations and to evaluate its use in decisions regarding therapeutic interventions. Methods: Computerized literature...
- Multiple drugs. // Reactions Weekly;Mar2015, Vol. 1543 Issue 1, p166
The article presents a case study of a 36-year-old woman who developed acute liver failure after receiving multiple drugs including paracetamol, cefazolin and ciprofloxacin as treatment for right-sided abdominal pain.
- Das akute Leberversagen. // Praxis (16618157);10/2/2013, Vol. 102 Issue 20, p1217
No abstract available.
- Paracetamol induced hepatotoxicity. Mahadevan, S. B. K.; McKiernan, P. J.; Davies, P.; Kelly, D. A. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jul2006, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p598
Aim: To identify the clinical and biochemical risk factors associated with outcome of paracetamol induced significant hepatotoxicity in children. Methods: Retrospective case notes review of those with paracetamol overdose admitted from 1992 to 2002. Patients were analysed in two groups: group I...
- Acetaminophen hepatotoxicity: an updated review. Lancaster, Elizabeth; Hiatt, Jonathan; Zarrinpar, Ali // Archives of Toxicology;Feb2015, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p193
As the most common cause of acute liver failure (ALF) in the USA and UK, acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity remains a significant public health concern and common indication for emergent liver transplantation. This problem is largely attributable to acetaminophen combination products...
- Fresh Garlic Extract Protects The Liver Against Acetaminophen-Induced Toxicity. Ezeala, Christian Chinyere; Nweke, Ifeoma Nneka; Unekwe, Prince C.; El-Safty, Ibrahim Ahmed; Nwaegerue, Emenike Jacob // Internet Journal of Pharmacology;2008, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p53
Acetaminophen toxicity is a major course of acute liver failure. Many plants have been reported to show hepatoprotective activities. This study was to determine the protective potential of fresh garlic extract on acetaminophen toxicity and to demonstrate its dose dependence. Sixty Swiss mice...
- Febuxostat/various drugs. // Reactions Weekly;5/11/2013, Issue 1452, p21
The article presents a case study of ten patients developing hepatic failure and one patient developing hepatorenal syndrome while receiving treatment of febuxostat and various other drugs.