Is MARS system enough for A. phalloides-induced liver failure treatment?

@article{orodoc2010IsMS,
  title={Is MARS system enough for A. phalloides-induced liver failure treatment?},
  author={Laurențiu Şorodoc and Cătălina Lionte and Victorița Şorodoc and Ovidiu Rusalim Petriş and Irina Maria Jaba},
  journal={Human & experimental toxicology},
  year={2010},
  volume={29 10},
  pages={823-32}
}
Patients with Amanita phalloides-induced liver failure (LF) have a high mortality, despite significant advances in intensive care management. Our study evaluated the effect of Molecular Absorbents Recirculating System (MARS) comparative with optimal intensive care (OIC) in adults with this condition, in the absence of liver transplantation (LT). Six consecutive patients (women, range 16-61 years) affected by A. phalloides-induced LF were treated with OIC (3 patients) and MARS (3 patients… CONTINUE READING

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