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Liver Injury Unit (LIU) Scoring System for Pediatric Acute Liver Failure (PALF)

Purpose:

To evaluate a pediatric patient with acute liver failure (PALF) using the Liver Injury Unit (LIU) scoring system.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

laboratory tests, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

P15.0, S36.1

Description:

Lu et al reported the Liver Injury Unit (LIU) scoring system to predict survival in pediatric acute liver failure (PALF). The authors are from the Children’s Hospital (Denver), University of Colorado and the Pediatric Acute Liver Fialure Study Group.

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