Molecular adsorbent recirculating system as artificial support therapy for liver failure: a meta-analysis.

@article{Vaid2012MolecularAR,
  title={Molecular adsorbent recirculating system as artificial support therapy for liver failure: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Arjun Vaid and Haval Chweich and Ethan M. Balk and Bertrand L. Jaber},
  journal={ASAIO journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={51-9}
}
Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System (MARS) is an artificial liver support system that has been developed for patients with liver failure until the liver regains function or as a bridge to transplantation. We conducted a meta-analysis to examine the efficacy of this promising therapy. We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Registry of Controlled Trials databases, and abstracts from the proceedings of several scientific meetings. Patients with acute, acute on chronic, and hyperacute… CONTINUE READING
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