Acute liver failure


Acute liver failure (ALF)

Geography acute liver failure aetiology

Summary of the EASL guideline of 2017

Primary and secondary causes of ALF

laboratory tests ALF
diagnostics ALF

King’s College criteria for transplantation

Clichy criteria for transplantation Acute Liver Failure as a result of viral hepatitis

King’s College criteria


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EASL guideline acute liver failure 2017