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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 18  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 266-269

Acute liver failure


Department of Gastroenterology, Institute of Gastrosciences and Liver, Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Vikash Prakash
Institute of Gastrosciences and Liver, Apollo Multispeciality Hospitals, Kolkata, West Bengal
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/am.am_132_21

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Acute liver failure is an uncommon disease presenting with abrupt failure of liver synthetic and detoxification functions on account of widespread damage to hepatocytes and is associated with high mortality. With advent of emergency liver transplant and tailored critical care its no longer a nontreatable disease.


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