Acute hyperammonemic encephalopathy due to a portosystemic shunt in a non-cirrhotic adult patient.

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Summary of "Acute hyperammonemic encephalopathy due to a portosystemic shunt in a non-cirrhotic adult patient."

To report a successfully treated hyperammonemia due to a portosystemic shunt in adult patient.


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Name: Journal of critical care
ISSN: 1557-8615
Pages: 59-61


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