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Manganese (Mn) deposition could be responsible for the T(1)-weighted magnetic resonance signal hyperintensities… Expand Previous reports have suggested that “endogenous” benzodiazepines could contribute to neural inhibition in hepatic encephalopathy… Expand Abstract: Brain tissue was obtained at autopsy from nine cirrhotic patients dying in hepatic coma and from an equal number of… Expand The events resulting in the hepatic coma which follows massive hepatic necrosis or hepatectomy have never been adequately defined… Expand Amino acid concentrations were determined in plasma, whole blood, cerebrospinal fluid and brain tissue of 45 patients with grade… Expand Abstract The coma-producing properties of methanethiol, ethanethiol, and dimethyl sulfide were studied in rats. Coma occurred in… Expand Abstract Of 170 patients with biopsy-documented acute viral hepatitis, 52 exhibited zones of hepatic necrosis and collapse that… Expand IN recent years numerous publications have dealt with the pathogenesis and treatment of hepatic coma. The protean nature of the… Expand The electrolyte abnormalities which have been described in hepatic failure include a decrease in plasma sodium, chloride, and… Expand ONE of the serious complications of severe liver disease is the development of a comatose state that is frequently irreversible… Expand