Preconditioning by extracorporeal liver support (MARS) of patients with cirrhosis and severe liver failure evaluated for living donor liver transplantation -- a pilot study.

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PURPOSE The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the effectiveness of preconditioning molecular adsorbent recirculating system (MARS) treatment on patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure (AoCLF), who were awaiting living donor liver transplantation (LDLT). PATIENTS AND METHODS Between January and December 2001, 10 consecutive AoCLF patients… (More)

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@article{Choi2005PreconditioningBE, title={Preconditioning by extracorporeal liver support (MARS) of patients with cirrhosis and severe liver failure evaluated for living donor liver transplantation -- a pilot study.}, author={Jong Young Choi and Si Hyun Bae and Seung Kew Yoon and Se Hyun Cho and Jin Mo Yang and Joon Han and Byung Min Ahn and Kyu Won Chung and Hee Sik Sun and Dong Goo Kim}, journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver}, year={2005}, volume={25 4}, pages={740-5} }