[Acute Liver Failure, Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure, Hepatorenal Syndrome, Hepatopulmonary Syndrome and Portopulmonary Hypertension, Artificial Liver Support on the ICU].

Abstract

Background Acute hepatic dysfunction in the form of acute liver failure (ALF) or acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) is a disease with a high risk of mortality and requires interdisciplinary intensive care. Aim This article explains the nomenclature, pathophysiology, prognosis and possible treatment options of ALF and ACLF, including the possibilities of… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-106198

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