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Mindy M. Horrow, MD, FACR, FSRU, FAIUM
Fulminant (Acute) Liver Failure US and Correlative Imaging
Mindy M. Horrow, MD, FACR, FSRU, FAIUM
12/24/2017 | Time : 44 min
About This Lecture:

The speaker discusses the sonographic appearance of fulminant liver failure. Upon completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to list causes, incidences and clinical features of fulminant liver failure, differentiate the 3 types of fulminant liver failure and discuss the importance of liver echogenicity and contour in making a diagnosis.

Topics mentioned in this video : Definitions, Etiologies and outcomes, Clinical features, Liver parenchyma on US and CT, Hyperacute liver failure < 1 week, Acute stage/Subacute stage, Liver nodularity in fulminant liver failure, Primary failure of liver tx, ALF post transplantation, ALF due to trauma, ALF due to malignancy, Budd- Chiari Syndrome, Other issues, Acute on chronic ALF

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Keywords : acute liver, acute viral hepatitis, ALF, Bechet Syndrome, Budd- Chiari Syndrome, color Doppler, failure, fulminant liver failure, GALLBLADDER, hepatic artery, hepatic encephalopathy, hepatic vein, hepatic veins, hepatomegaly, IVC, jaundice, Left, LFTs, LHV, liver cirrhosis, liver failure, liver function tests, liver transplant, nephromegaly, portal vein thrombosis, portal vein, pseudo cirrhosis, PVT, RHV, right hepatic vein, spectral Doppler, splenomegaly, steatosis

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