Can Patients Who Develop Cerebral Death in Fulminant Liver Failure Despite Liver Transplantation Be Previously Forseen?

Sarici K. B. , Karakas S., Otan E. , İNCE V. , Koc C., Koc S., ...Daha Fazla

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, cilt.49, ss.571-574, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background. The outcome of medical treatment is worse in fulminant liver failure (FLF) developing on acute or chronic ground. Recently, liver transplantations with the use of living and cadaveric donors have been performed in these diseases and good results obtained. In this study, we aimed to present the factors affecting the recovery of cerebral functions after liver transplantation in hepatic encephalopathy (HE) developing in FLF, to identify irreversible patient groups and to prevent unnecessary liver transplantation.