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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 200
Published: 07 August 2023
10.1159/000527343
EISBN: 978-3-318-07124-5
... Abstract With the growing prevalence of acute liver failure or acute-on-chronic liver failure, on the one hand, and the limited supply of liver organs for transplantation, on the other hand, it is critical to the design, validate, and implement devices that can provide extracorporeal liver...
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Series: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Volume: 16
Published: 07 May 2012
10.1159/000332061
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9830-9
... Abstract Modern advances in medicine have meant that young people with liver disease now have the opportunity to live into adolescence and adulthood. However, this comes at a cost; regular trips to doctors/hospital and often a regime of lifelong daily medication. Traditional models of medicine...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 200
Published: 07 August 2023
10.1159/000529296
EISBN: 978-3-318-07124-5
... Abstract Liver failure in the intensive care unit (ICU), whether acute or acute-on-chronic, remains a serious condition with reduced functions, various metabolite and toxin accumulation in the systemic circulation, and a high mortality rate. While transplantation remains the treatment of choice...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 124
Published: 15 June 2022
10.1159/000516985
EISBN: 978-3-318-06296-0
... Cholestasis Fat Fat-soluble vitamins Nutritional assessment Key Messages Children with cholestatic liver disease require aggressive nutritional management to prevent growth failure, malnutrition, and deficiencies. Specific diagnostic tools are indicated to monitor nutritional...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 122
Published: 03 September 2021
10.1159/000514763
EISBN: 978-3-318-06647-0
...Key Messages Define parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis and intestinal failure-associated liver disease. Review population characteristics, clinical risk factors, and diagnostic algorithms. Appraise the evidence for the prevention and management of disease with a focus...
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Series: Frontiers of Hormone Research
Volume: 52
Published: 05 February 2019
10.1159/000493241
EISBN: 978-3-318-06383-7
... is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in patients with cirrhosis, and it has also been associated with increased complications after liver transplantation. Currently, the management of hypervolemic hyponatremia in cirrhosis is based on fluid restriction. Vaptans, oral selective vasopressin V2...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 190
Published: 29 May 2017
10.1159/000468909
EISBN: 978-3-318-06061-4
... liver failure, with a complete recovery of liver function in a patient after severe cholangitis and relapsing hemolytic anemia. The resin enabled the removal of bilirubin and protein-bound toxins, while the hemofilter removed the hydrophilic toxins such as ammonia and non-protein-bound toxins as free...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 84
Published: 18 January 2016
10.1159/000436954
EISBN: 978-3-318-05599-3
... Abstract The chronic nature of liver diseases in children and adults merits close follow-up for disease progression and/or treatment evaluation. Disease progression involves injury to liver cells resulting in cell death, varying degrees of inflammation, steatosis depending on the insult...
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Series: Endocrine Development
Volume: 30
Published: 10 December 2015
10.1159/000439324
EISBN: 978-3-318-05637-2
... Abstract Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most important causes of chronic liver disease in children and adults. Recently, therapeutic supplementation with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) showed an anti-inflammatory and insulin-sensitizing effect in children with NAFLD...