A guide to managing acute liver failure.

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A guide to managing acute liver failure.

Cleve Clin J Med. 2016 Jun;83(6):453-462

Authors: Singh T, Gupta N, Alkhouri N, Carey WD, Hanouneh IA

Nearly 2,000 cases of acute liver failure occur each year in the United States. This disease carries a high mortality rate, and early recognition and transfer to a tertiary medical care center with transplant facilities is critical. This article reviews the definition, epidemiology, etiology, and management of acute liver failure.

PMID: 27281258 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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