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ICU Protocols pp 327-333 | Cite as

Acute Liver Failure

  • Shalimar
  • Subrat Kumar Acharya
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Abstract

The life of an individual is endangered in acute liver failure (ALF) as a consequence of multiple metabolic and hemodynamic disturbances resulting from severe acute liver injury. This disease carries high morbidity and mortality in the absence of hepatic transplantation.

Keywords

Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Acute Liver Failure Fresh Freeze Plasma Fulminant Hepatic Failure Needlestick Injury 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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