Liver Failure

Known as: Liver--Failure, liver decompensation, Hepatic Failure 
A disorder characterized by the inability of the liver to metabolize chemicals in the body. Causes include cirrhosis and drug-induced hepatotoxicity… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Donor organ shortage is the main limitation to liver transplantation as a treatment for end-stage liver disease and acute liver… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Drug-induced acute liver failure carries a high morbidity and mortality rate. Acetaminophen overdose is the number one cause of… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
An estimated 170 million persons worldwide have hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection (1), including 2.7 million to 3.9 million in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with cirrhosis hospitalized for an acute decompensation (AD) and organ failure are at risk for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Posthepatectomy liver failure is a feared complication after hepatic resection and a major cause of perioperative… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
During liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy, normally quiescent hepatocytes undergo one or two rounds of replication to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Severe acetaminophen hepatotoxicity frequently leads to acute liver failure (ALF). We determined the incidence, risk factors, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been associated with the insulin-resistance syndrome, at present defined as the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is common in severely obese subjects and can progress to cirrhosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The successful use of orthotopic liver transplantation in fulminant hepatic failure has created a need for early prognostic… (More)
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