Predictors of the outcomes of acute-on-chronic hepatitis B liver failure.

@article{Fan2012PredictorsOT,
  title={Predictors of the outcomes of acute-on-chronic hepatitis B liver failure.},
  author={Hsiu-Lung Fan and Po-Sheng Yang and Hui-Wei Chen and T O Chen and De-chuan Chan and C C Chu and Jyh-Cherng Yu and S M Kuo and C E Hsieh},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 36},
  pages={5078-83}
}
AIM To identify the risk factors in predicting the outcome of acute-on-chronic hepatitis B liver failure patients. METHODS We retrospectively divided 113 patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure-hepatitis B virus (ACLF-HBV) and without concurrent hepatitis C or D virus infection and hepatocellular carcinoma into two groups according to their outcomes after anti-HBV therapy. Their demographic, clinical, and biochemical data on the day of diagnosis and after the first week of treatment were… CONTINUE READING