Reversal of Fischer’s ratio in an anesthetised porcine model of acute liver failure
For decades scientists have been experimenting with animal models of fulminant hepatic failure (FHF). They are supposed to provide a controlled experimental environment that is unachievable in clinical practice. An animal model should be reproducible and the species must have metabolic and physiologic pathways similar to those in humans.1
KeywordsHepatic Encephalopathy Aromatic Amino Acid Acute Liver Failure Fulminant Hepatic Failure Continuous Intravenous Infusion
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