Acute liver failure secondary to yellow phosphorus rodenticide poisoning: Outcomes at a center with dedicated liver intensive care and transplant unit

Publication date: Available online 8 October 2020Source: Journal of Clinical and Experimental HepatologyAuthor(s): Ravi Mohanka, Prashantha Rao, Mitul Shah, Amit Gupte, Vinayak Nikam, Mihir Vohra, Ruhi Kohli, Anurag Shrimal, Ankush Golhar, Ameya Panchwagh, Saurabh Kamath, Akash Shukla, Priyesh Patel, Somnath Chattopadhyay, Gaurav Chaubal, Yasmin Shaikh, Vidhi Dedhia, Shivali S. Sarmalkar, Ravikiran Maghade, Kavita Shinde
Source: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 6 October 2020Source: Journal of Clinical and Experimental HepatologyAuthor(s): Mettu Srinivas Reddy, Akila Rajakumar, Johns Shaji Mathew, L. Venkatakrishnan, Dinesh Jothimani, S. Sudhindran, Mathew Jacob, Krishnasamy Narayanasamy, Radhika Venugopal, Ravi Mohanka, Ilankumaran Kaliamoorthy, Joy Varghese, Charles Panackel, Zubair Mohamed, Mukul Vij, Deepti Sachan, V.V. Pillay, Sanjiv Saigal, Radhakrishna Dhiman, Arvinder Singh Soin
Source: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Pediatric acute liver failure is a rare, life-threatening illness. Mushroom poisoning is a rare etiology. For patients with irreversible pediatric acute liver failure, liver transplantation is the ultimate lif...
Source: BMC Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
In conclusion, emodin has a good effect on liver protection, but further experimental data are needed to verify it. PMID: 32553811 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: European Journal of Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Eur J Pharmacol Source Type: research
ConclusionLT for ALF carries high perioperative mortality (35.7%) in those presenting with indeterminate etiology, pre-op renal dysfunction, and Grade IV HE. Nevertheless, if they survive the perioperative period, long-term survival is excellent.
Source: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
We present the use of a novel antidote cocktail of n-acetylcysteine, fomepizole, and hemodialysis to treat a massive acetaminophen ingestion.
Source: The American Journal of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsAlthough anecdotal reports utilizing V-B12 for vasoplegia are available, no higher-level evidence exists. Future work is necessary to further understand the dosing, timing, adverse events, and biochemical mechanisms of V-B12 compared with other therapies such as methylene blue.
Source: Canadian Journal of Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
ConclusionLT for ALF carries high perioperative mortality (35.7%) in those presenting with indeterminate etiology, pre-op renal dysfunction and Grade IV HE. Nevertheless, if they survive the perioperative period, long term survival is excellent.
Source: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
In conclusion, our data show how oncogenic and tumor-suppressive drivers of cellular senescence act to regulate surveillance processes that can be circumvented to enable SnCs to elude immune recognition but can be reversed by cell surface-targeted interventions to purge the SnCs that persist in vitro and in patients. Since eliminating SnCs can prevent tumor progression, delay the onset of degenerative diseases, and restore fitness; since NKG2D-Ls are not widely expressed in healthy human tissues and NKG2D-L shedding is an evasion mechanism also employed by tumor cells; and since increasing numbers of B cells express NKG2D ...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Newsletters Source Type: blogs
We examined 9293 individuals from the Copenhagen General Population Study using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy measurements of total cholesterol, free- and esterified cholesterol, triglycerides, phospholipids, and particle concentration. Fourteen subclasses of decreasing size and their lipid constituents were analysed: six subclasses were very low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), one intermediate-density lipoprotein (IDL), three low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and four subclasses were high-density lipoprotein (HDL). Remnant lipoproteins were VLDL and IDL combined. Mean nonfasting cholesterol concentration was 72...
Source: Fight Aging! - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Newsletters Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSIONS: Although anecdotal reports utilizing V-B12 for vasoplegia are available, no higher-level evidence exists. Future work is necessary to further understand the dosing, timing, adverse events, and biochemical mechanisms of V-B12 compared with other therapies such as methylene blue. PMID: 31346957 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Can J Anaesth Source Type: research
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