Tag : acute liver failure

Acute liver failure (ALF) Summary of the EASL guideline of 2017 Primary and secondary causes of ALF King’s College criteria for transplantation Clichy criteria for transplantation Acute Liver Failure as a result of viral hepatitis References: Wendon, J., Cordoba, J., Dhawan, A., Larsen, F. S., Manns, M., Nevens, F., … Bernardi, M. (2017). EASL Clinical ..

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Wilson disease is a genetic disorder in which excess copper builds up in the body. It occurs in about 1 in 30,000 people. Symptoms usually begin between the ages of 5 and 35 years. It is caused by a mutation in the ATP7B gene. This translated to the Wilson protein which transports excess copper into bile. The condition is autosomal recessive. Copper accumulation leads to injury in ..

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