Testing of microencapsulated porcine hepatocytes in a new model of fulminant liver failure in baboons.

@article{Machaidze2017TestingOM,
  title={Testing of microencapsulated porcine hepatocytes in a new model of fulminant liver failure in baboons.},
  author={Zurab Machaidze and H. -Sh. Yeh and Lingling Wei and Christian Schuetz and Michele Carvello and Antonino Sgroi and Rex Neal Smith and Henk-Jan Schuurman and David H Sachs and Philippe Morel and James F. Markmann and Leo H. B{\"u}hler},
  journal={Xenotransplantation},
  year={2017},
  volume={24 3}
}
BACKGROUND There is no standard therapy for acute liver failure. Hepatocyte transplantation has been proposed for temporary liver function support, while the injured liver regenerates or while waiting for transplantation. We have previously shown such efficacy for microencapsulated porcine hepatocytes in mice with fulminant liver failure. We aimed to… CONTINUE READING