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A Potentially Reversible Model of Acute Liver Failure in the Pig
A Model toTest the Efficiency of a Bioartificial Liver

By Inge Fourneau
October 2001
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 9058671445
135 pages
$54.00 paper original

Contents include: General introduction and aims of the study. History of extracorpoeal liver support. large animal models of acute liver failure -- state of the art. Development of a reproducible and potentially reversible model of acute liver failure in the pig. Demonstration of the efficiency of a bioartificial liver in a potentially reversible large animal model of acute liver failure. Clinical relevance -- future perspectives. Summary. References.

Hepatology; Medical Science
Acta Biomedica Lovaniensia, No. 240