Acute Liver Failure
Acute liver failure (ALF) and acute liver injury (ALI) observational study
Enrollment Status: OPEN
A multi-center NIH study initiated in 1997 that is looking at acute liver failure and severe acute liver injury in adults. The aim of this study is to gather prospective demographic and clinical data on patients with acute liver failure and acute liver injury with varying etiologies.
- INR > 1.5 with or without encephalopathy due to any cause
Informed consent may be obtained from family member.
Blood samples, clinical data, and survival will be obtained x 7 days.
Patients are invited for a return visit at 12 and 24 months to assess long-term outcomes.