Acute liver failure

  • P. Feltracco
  • M. L. Brezzi
  • C. Ori
Conference paper


Acute liver failure is a relatively uncommon clinical syndrome caused by severe hepatocyte dysfunction in the absence of pre-existing liver disease.


Hepatic Encephalopathy Cerebral Oedema Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Acute Liver Failure Fulminant Hepatic Failure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Feltracco
    • 1
  • M. L. Brezzi
    • 1
  • C. Ori
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology and AnaesthesiologyUniversity HospitalPaduaItaly

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