Fulminant hepatic failure secondary to congestive heart failure

  title={Fulminant hepatic failure secondary to congestive heart failure},
  author={Barry Kisloff and Gerald Schaffer},
  journal={The American Journal of Digestive Diseases},
An elderly female with an acute episode of congestive heart failure, unaccompanied by any periods of hypotension, developed fulminant hepatic failure with an accompanying coagulopathy. Attempts to establish an etiology for her acute hepatic insufficiency, other than cardiac failure, proved negative. Fulminant hepatic failure as a consequence of congestive… CONTINUE READING