Acute liver failure

@article{Bernal2010AcuteLF,
  title={Acute liver failure},
  author={W. Bernal and G. Auzinger and A. Dhawan and J. Wendon},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2010},
  volume={376},
  pages={190-201}
}
  • W. Bernal, G. Auzinger, +1 author J. Wendon
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Acute liver failure is a rare disorder with high mortality and resource cost. In the developing world, viral causes predominate, with hepatitis E infection recognised as a common cause in many countries. In the USA and much of western Europe, the incidence of virally induced disease has declined substantially in the past few years, with most cases now arising from drug-induced liver injury, often from paracetamol. However, a large proportion of cases are of unknown origin. Acute liver failure… CONTINUE READING
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