Olivia Sieg

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BACKGROUND In patients presenting with acute liver failure (ALF) prediction of prognosis is vital to determine the need of transplantation. Based on the evidence that plasma disappearance rate of indocyanine green (ICG-PDR) correlates with liver cell function, we evaluated the ability of ICG-PDR measured by pulse dye densitometry to predict outcome in(More)
AIM To describe the diagnostic criteria for acute liver failure due to Wilson disease (WD), which is an uncommon cause of acute liver failure (ALF). METHODS We compared findings of patients presenting with ALF due to WD to those with ALF of other etiologies. RESULTS Previously described criteria, such as low alkaline phosphatase activity, ratio of low(More)
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