Nutritional support of patients with severe hepatic failure.

Abstract

The pathophysiology, etiology, and metabolic alterations of severe hepatic failure and nutritional support of patients with this condition are reviewed. Hepatic failure encompasses a broad range of acute and chronic processes; complications may be fatal or quite minimal. Cirrhosis refers to all types of chronic diffuse liver disease. While hepatocytes… (More)

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@article{Barber1984NutritionalSO, title={Nutritional support of patients with severe hepatic failure.}, author={J. R. Barber and K M Teasley}, journal={Clinical pharmacy}, year={1984}, volume={3 3}, pages={245-53} }