hepatic coma


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Noun1.hepatic coma - coma that can occur in severe cases of liver disease
coma, comatoseness - a state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness; usually the result of disease or injury
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The hospital now offers the Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System (MARS), a liver dialysis therapy, which helped a 9-year-old patient with hepatic coma become healthy enough to be a candidate for liver transplant.
She was put in a private jet and brought to my office on a stretcher in a hepatic coma.
The second case treated with talc slurry developed tense ascites and hepatic coma at the end of the follow up period (3 months), recovered with medical therapy and was associated with recurrence of encysted right side pleural effusion.
Treatment of hepatic coma with exchange transfusion and peritoneal dialysis.
Deferoxamine was administered, but the patient progressed to hepatic coma and died 2 weeks later.
Consistent with this finding, researchers found altered dopamine receptors in the brains of alcoholic cirrhotic patients who died in a hepatic coma (Mousseau et al.
At age 29 years, the patient suffered from a severe therapy-resistant salmonella sepsis with ensuing severe damage of the liver and hepatic coma.