Pathophysiology and management of acute liver failure

Authors E. Pyleris, G. Giannikopoulos, K. Dabos.


This is a review of the latest up to date information on Acute Liver Failure, a multi organic syndrome sometimes with a fatal outcome, if not diagnosed and treated at the right time. The review pays attention to some special features of the syndrome and all the new technical progress for a cure. There is also special mention about ALF and the main causes of ALF in the Greek population.