[Extracorporeal perfusion with baboon liver in the treatment of hepatic coma (author's transl)].

@article{Lie1977ExtracorporealPW,
  title={[Extracorporeal perfusion with baboon liver in the treatment of hepatic coma (author's transl)].},
  author={Torgrim Lie and Hans J. Dengler and A G{\"u}tgemann and K. Rommelsheim and W. K. Lelbach and Astrid Holst and H. J. Marsteller and Tomohiro Ueda and J. Mueller and U. Klehr and Klaus von Bergmann and Maria Kutzner and Dexter Speck and K J Gundermann},
  journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift},
  year={1977},
  volume={102 42},
  pages={1506-11}
}
In 11 patients with hepatic coma (stage IV and V according to Abouna) extracorporeal haemoperfusion using the Scribner shunt (radial or profunda femoris artery) was performed over 12 to 27 hours with 22 baboon and one human livers. Eight patients emerged from coma, six of them showed sufficient regeneration of the diseased liver. Four patients were… CONTINUE READING