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ICU Management

Liver support in the intensive care unit: mechanism of action and science

2018 01 Jun

The idea of liver assist is extremely attractive for patients with liver failure, as the liver possesses huge capacity to regenerate. The hypothesis behind the use of extracorporeal liver assist is to enhance the regenerative environment by removing or replacing toxic molecules while the liver can regenerate. Extracorporeal liver assist devices are... Read more