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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Al-Chalabi, Ahmed; Matevossian, Edouard; V Thaden, Anne-K; Luppa, Peter; Neiss, Albrecht; Schuster, Tibor; Yang, Zejian; Schreiber, Catherine; Schimmel, Patrick; Nairz, Ewald; Perren, Aurel; Radermacher, Peter; Huber, Wolfgang; Schmid, Roland M; Kreymann, Bernhard 
Title:
Evaluation of the Hepa Wash® treatment in pigs with acute liver failure. 
Abstract:
Mortality of patients with acute liver failure (ALF) is still unacceptably high. Available liver support systems are still of limited success at improving survival. A new type of albumin dialysis, the Hepa Wash® system, was newly introduced. We evaluated the new liver support system as well as the Molecular Adsorbent Recycling System (MARS) in an ischemic porcine model of ALF.In the first study animals were randomly allocated to control (n=5) and Hepa Wash (n=6) groups. In a further pilot study,...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
BMC Gastroenterol 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
13 
Pages contribution:
83 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik; Institut für Klinische Chemie und Pathobiochemie; Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie; II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik