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Patients with hepatic dysfunction are known to have a high mortality rate. Hepa Wash(R) is a newly developed liver and renal support system that is based on the use of recycled albumin dialysate. The new system has shown a high detoxification capacity in in-vitro and preclinical studies. The aim of the study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Hepa Wash system in patients with hepatic dysfunction in the intensive care unit.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Hepatic Dysfunction in Critically Ill Patients
Hepa Wash, Standard Medical Therapy
II Medizinische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar
Not yet recruiting
Hepa Wash GmbH
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:30-0400
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