Hyperammonemia

Known as: Elevated Ammonia Level, HYPERAMMONAEMIA, Hyperammonemia [Disease/Finding] 
Elevated level of AMMONIA in the blood. It is a sign of defective CATABOLISM of AMINO ACIDS or ammonia to UREA.
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND & AIMS Hyperammonemia and inflammation cooperate to induce neurological alterations in hepatic encephalopathy. Recent… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
In pediatric patients, hyperammonemia can be caused by various acquired or inherited disorders such as urea cycle deficiencies or… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
In this prospective study of patients with fulminant hepatic failure (FHF), we tested the hypothesis that arterial hyperammonemia… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND/AIMS Studies in acute liver failure show correlation between evidence of a systemic inflammatory response syndrome… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Hyperammonemia is mainly found in hepatic encephalopathy and in genetic defects of the urea cycle or other pathways of the… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Hyperammonemia resulting from inherited urea cycle enzyme deficiencies or liver failure results in severe central nervous system… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND A new form of congenital hyperinsulinism characterized by hypoglycemia and hyperammonemia was described recently. We… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The aim of this work was to assess whether ammonia concentrations similar to the increase found in the brain of hyperammonemic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Although normal plasma ammonium levels can be maintained in children with inborn errors of ureagenesis, these children are… (More)
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1979
Highly Cited
1979
The cyclotron-produced radionuclide, 13N, was used to label ammonia and to study its metabolism in a group of 5 normal subjects… (More)
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