[Evaluation of acute hepatic failure treated at the Department of Medicine III, Kyushu University Hospital: indications for living-donor liver transplantation].

To evaluate indications for living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT), we examined 25 consecutive patients with acute hepatic failure admitted to the Department of Medicine III, Kyushu University Hospital between November 2001 and July 2004. These cases were diagnosed as fluminant hepatitis (n=13), severe-type acute hepatitis (n=11), or late-onset hepatic… CONTINUE READING