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Liver Failure Summary

Description: Severe inability of the LIVER to perform its normal metabolic functions, as evidenced by severe JAUNDICE and abnormal serum levels of AMMONIA; BILIRUBIN; ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE; ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE; LACTATE DEHYDROGENASES; and albumin/globulin ratio. (Blakiston's Gould Medical Dictionary, 4th ed)

Also Known As: Hepatic Failure

Networked: 5470 relevant articles (241 outcomes, 310 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Liver Failure

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Lamivudine (3TC) : 9 outcomes 5 studies in 70 results : FDA 62
  2. Bilirubin : 8 outcomes 10 studies in 156 results : IBA
  3. Ammonia : 5 outcomes 8 studies in 124 results : IBA
  4. Carbon Monoxide : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 51 results : IBA
  5. Branched-Chain Amino Acids : 4 outcomes 1 study in 21 results : IBA
  6. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) : 3 outcomes 12 studies in 209 results : FDA 409 Generic
  7. Antibodies : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 39 results : IBA
  8. Urea (Carbamide) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 33 results : FDA 6 Generic
  9. Hepatitis B e Antigens : 3 outcomes 1 study in 17 results : IBA
  10. entecavir : 3 outcomes 1 study in 14 results : FDA 2
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Diseases Related to Liver Failure

  1. Liver Diseases (Liver Disease)
  2. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  3. Hepatitis
  4. Infection
  5. Chronic Hepatitis B
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Key Therapies for Liver Failure

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  1. Liver Transplantation : 47 outcomes 25 studies in 854 results
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 18 outcomes 17 studies in 404 results
  3. Artificial Liver (Bioartificial Liver) : 17 outcomes 15 studies in 155 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 9 outcomes 9 studies in 331 results
  5. Plasma Exchange : 8 outcomes 5 studies in 58 results
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