Leonhard Mertl

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Two cases of severe sulfonamide liver injury are described. In one patient, fulminant liver failure developed after two days of taking sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim. The patient was treated with resin hemoperfusion and recovered completely. Another patient became jaundiced after using sulfamethoxydiazine for ten days. Very severe intrahepatic cholestasis(More)
In 42 young adults with Gilbert's syndrome and in 9 patients with inactive, well-compensated liver cirrhosis the peroral nicotinic acid test was performed. Of the 13 parameters tested, the groups differed significantly in the sum of total and unconjugated serum bilirubin concentrations, respectively, during the test; in the difference between the maximal(More)
In three types of hepatic porphyrias, 32 hemoperfusions over polyhema-coated Amberlite XAD-2 resin were performed. An attack of acute intermittent porphyria subsided after a 6-h hemoperfusion. During the procedure, 13 L of plasma was completely cleared of porphyrins. In a child with variegate porphyria, the laboratory changes were slight and no clinical(More)