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Late onset hepatic failure: Clinical, serological and histological features
The clinical, laboratory and histological features of 47 patients with what is defined as late onset hepatic failure are reviewed. Twenty‐five of the patients werefemale and 22 male with a median ageExpand
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Wilson's disease: clinical presentation and use of prognostic index.
As the results of treatment in Wilson's disease are so dependent on the stage at which penicillamine therapy is started, the antecedent history in 34 patients with Wilson's disease was analysed withExpand
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Regional cerebral edema and chloride space in galactosamine‐induced liver failure in rats
The pathogenesis of cerebral edema, which is a major complication of fulminant hepatic failure, is poorly understood. In previous studies, increased regional brain water content was observed in ratsExpand
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Controlled hyperventilation in the prevention of cerebral oedema in fulminant hepatic failure.
Raised intracranial pressure due to cerebral oedema is a major cause of death in fulminant hepatic failure and in the present study we have carried out a controlled clinical trial of continuousExpand
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Hepatic encephalopathy and cerebral edema.
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Lack of efficacy of a reduced microparticle diet in a multi-centred trial of patients with active Crohn's disease
Background and aims Dietary microparticles, which are bacteria-sized and non-biological, found in the modern Western diet, have been implicated in both the aetiology and pathogenesis of Crohn'sExpand
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Clearance of refractory bile duct stones with extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy
BACKGROUND Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL) has been used since the mid-1980s to fragment bile duct stones which cannot be removed endoscopically. Early machines required generalExpand
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Physico-chemical and sensory properties of formulated syrup from black plum (Vitex doniana) fruit
The fresh ripe fruit pulp and syrup, produced using the open pan evaporator, ofVitex doniana were analysed physico-chemically. Results show that the edible pulp of the ripe fruit is fairly rich inExpand
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Budd-Chiari syndrome presenting as fulminant hepatic failure.
Two cases of the Budd-Chiari syndrome are described in whom the diagnosis was finally confirmed at necropsy. The presentation was with encephalopathy, occurring within eight weeks of first symptomsExpand
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Frequency of pancreatitis in fulminant hepatic failure using isoenzyme markers.
Evidence of acute pancreatitis was sought in 35 patients with fulminant hepatic failure. Total amylase was raised in 22 patients and isoenzyme separation showed a distinct P3 isoenzyme (indicative ofExpand
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