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Liver Transpl. 2019 Dec 6.

The development and outcome of acute-on-chronic liver failure after surgical interventions.

Klein LM, Chang J, Gu W, Manekeller S, Jansen C, Lingohr P, Praktiknjo M, Kalf JC, Schulz M, Spengler U, Strassburg C, Cardenas A, Arroyo V, Trebicka J

Acute-on-Chronic liver failure (ACLF) is a syndrome with high short-term mortality. Precipitating events including hemorrhage and infections contribute to ACLF development, but the role of surgery remains unknown. This analysis investigated development of ACLF in patients with cirrhosis undergoing surgery.

PMID: 31693788