Expert strategy identifies etiology in indeterminate acute liver failure cases

Researchers were able to establish an etiologic diagnosis among nearly 50% of patients with previously indeterminate etiology of acute liver failure using a systematic analysis strategy that included diagnostic algorithms and expert opinion.
“Indeterminate or unknown etiology of acute liver failure is established after a careful history and a series of diagnostic blood tests are still unable to identify a clear cause for the serious liver injury,” Daniel R. Ganger, MD, from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, told Healio Gastroenterology and Liver
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