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liver failure

[′liv·ər ‚fāl·yər]
(medicine)
Severe functional disability of the liver marked clinically by a variety of signs and symptoms, including jaundice, coma, and abnormal blood levels of such things as ammonia, bilirubin, and alkaline phosphatase.
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"By administering an effective dose of a specific neutralizing agent for chemokine CXCL10, and thus promoting the histological and functional repair of hepatic cells, we hope to offer a treatment that will improve the quality of life of patients who suffer from acute liver failure."
The reported rate of liver failure with pemoline is about 10-25 times greater than the background rate in the general population.
From January to June 2004, 317 people sought hospital treatment for symptoms of liver failure, and 125 died.
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FLORENCE - A man who died in a Florence jail cell had a history of acute alcoholism and possibly died of liver failure, Police Chief Lynn Lamm said Wednesday.
29, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Taking the hepatitis C drugs Mavyret, Zepatier or Vosevi can trigger rare cases of severe liver problems or liver failure in patients who already have moderate-to-severe liver impairment, the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration has received reports of rare cases of worsening liver function or liver failure in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) who had moderate-to-severe liver impairment and were treated with Mavyret, Zepatier, or Vosevi, despite these drugs being contraindicated in this group of patients, the agency reported yesterday.
[USA], July 27 (ANI): Researchers have found single-cell RNA sequencing to identify a type of cell that may be able to regenerate liver tissue, treating liver failure without the need for transplants.