Acetaminophen and the U.S. acute liver failure study group: Lowering the risks of hepatic failure

@article{Lee2004AcetaminophenAT,
  title={Acetaminophen and the U.S. acute liver failure study group: Lowering the risks of hepatic failure},
  author={William M. Lee},
  journal={Hepatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={40}
}
Acetaminophen overdose is the leading cause for calls to Poison Control Centers (>100,000/year) and accounts for more than 56,000 emergency room visits, 2,600 hospitalizations, and an estimated 458 deaths due to acute liver failure each year. Data from the U.S. Acute Liver Failure Study Group registry of more than 700 patients with acute liver failure across the United States implicates acetaminophen poisoning in nearly 50% of all acute liver failure in this country. Available in many single or… Expand

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Observational Clinical Trial
The purpose of this study is to collect clinical and epidemiological data as well as serum, plasma, urine, tissue and DNA samples on individuals who have acute liver failure and on… Expand
ConditionsAcute Liver Failure, Acute Liver Injury, Fulminant Hepatic Failure
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