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Acute liver failure in children: the first 348 patients in the pediatric acute liver failure study group

Squires, R.H.; Shneider, B.L.; Bucuvalas, J.; Alonso, E.; Sokol, R.J.; Narkewicz, M.R.; Dhawan, A.; Rosenthal, P.; Rodriguez-Baez, N.; Murray, K.F.; Horslen, S.; Martin, M.G.; Lopez, M.James.; Soriano, H.; McGuire, B.M.; Jonas, M.M.; Yazigi, N.; Shepherd, R.W.; Schwarz, K.; Lobritto, S.; Thomas, D.W.; Lavine, J.E.; Karpen, S.; Ng, V.; Kelly, D.; Simonds, N.; Hynan, L.S.

Journal of Pediatrics 148(5): 652-658


ISSN/ISBN: 0022-3476
PMID: 16737880
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2005.12.051
Accession: 011727798

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Objectives To determine short-term outcome for children with acute liver failure (ALF) as it relates to cause, clinical status, and patient demographics and to determine prognostic factors.Study design A prospective, multicenter case study collecting demographic, clinical, laboratory, and short-term outcome data on children from birth to 18 years with ALF.

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