Hypoxic hepatitis: a challenging diagnosis.

  title={Hypoxic hepatitis: a challenging diagnosis.},
  author={Goolab Trilok and Yang Chang Qing and Xu Li-Jun},
  journal={Hepatology international},
  volume={6 4},
Hypoxic hepatitis (HH), one of the most common causes of acute liver injury, has a prevalence of up to 10% of admissions in intensive care units across the world. Inadequate oxygen uptake by the hepatocytes resulting in centrilobular necrosis associated with abnormally raised levels of the serum transaminases (ALT, AST) in patients with clinical history of cardiac, respiratory, or circulatory failures is the key feature of this condition. Abstracts, reviews, case reports, and research letters… CONTINUE READING
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