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Improvement of hepatorenal syndrome with extracorporeal albumin dialysis mars: Results of a prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial
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It is concluded that the removal of albumin‐bound substances with the MARS method can contribute to the treatment of type I HRS.
Albumin dialysis in cirrhosis with superimposed acute liver injury: A prospective, controlled study
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ECAD appears to be effective and safe for the short‐term treatment of patients with cirrhosis and superimposed acute injury associated with progressive hyperbilirubinemia and may be useful for increasing survival in such patients awaiting liver transplantation.
Molecular adsorbent recycling system (MARS): clinical results of a new membrane-based blood purification system for bioartificial liver support.
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A new membrane separation system that is nearly impermeable to proteins but enables the exchange of water soluble and protein bound toxins by a special membrane and a recycled protein containing dialysate is described.
Extracorporeal albumin dialysis with the molecular adsorbent recirculating system in acute‐on‐chronic liver failure: The RELIEF trial
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At scheduled doses, a beneficial effect on survival of MARS therapy in patients with ACLF could not be demonstrated, however, MARS has an acceptable safety profile, has significant dialysis effect, and nonsignificantly improves severe HE.
Best supportive care and therapeutic plasma exchange with or without eculizumab in Shiga-toxin-producing E. coli O104:H4 induced haemolytic-uraemic syndrome: an analysis of the German STEC-HUS
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The data do not support the notion of a short-term benefit of Ecu in comparison to TPE alone in the treatment of STEC-HUS, and a randomized trial comparing BSC, TPE and Ecu seems to be prudent and necessary prior to establishing new treatment guidelines for STEC -HUS.
Extracorporeal detoxification using the molecular adsorbent recirculating system for critically ill patients with liver failure.
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It is concluded that the molecular adsorbent recirculating system can contribute to the treatment of critically ill patients with liver failure and different underlying diseases.
The molecular adsorbents recycling system as a liver support system based on albumin dialysis: a summary of preclinical investigations, prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial, and
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In treating liver failure and cholestasis, MARS was associated with hemodynamic stabilization, improvement of hepatic and kidney function, and disappearance of pruritus, and a prospective, randomized, controlled trial of MARS treatment was able to prolong survival time significantly.
Improvement of multiple organ functions in hepatorenal syndrome during albumin dialysis with the molecular adsorbent recirculating system.
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It is concluded that MARS can improve multiple organ functions in patients with HRS and one man underwent successful liver transplantation 18 months after the treatment.
Experiences with MARS liver support therapy in liver failure: analysis of 176 patients of the International MARS Registry.
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The data suggest an improved survival accompanied by significant improvements of hepatic encephalopathy, mean arterial pressure, serum bilirubin level, creatinine, urea, albumin, INR, ammonia and MELD score.
Neutrophil-derived circulating free DNA (cf-DNA/NETs), a potential prognostic marker for mortality in patients with severe burn injury
The predictive value of circulating free DNA/neutrophil extracellular traps (cf-DNA/NETs) has recently been shown in patients with major trauma for sepsis, multiple organ failure, and mortality. Here
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