Acute liver failure: a life-threatening disease.

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BACKGROUND An estimated 200 to 500 patients develop life-threatening acute liver failure (ALF) in Germany each year. Only sparse data are currently available on the epidemiology and causes of this condition and on potential treatments for it. This article summarizes our current knowledge of the causes, clinical course, and treatment of ALF. METHOD We… (More)
DOI: 10.3238/arztebl.2011.0714

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