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Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Acute On Chronic Hepatitis
Extracorporeal Liver Assist Device (ELAD), Standard of care
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Vital Therapies, Inc.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:29-0400
Evaluate on how well the ELAD system works in treating people with liver failure.
The purpose of this study is to determine if treatment with the ELAD Bioartificial Liver Assist Device is beneficial to patients in Acute Liver Failure either as a bridge to liver transpla...
This is a multicenter, open-label, randomized, concurrent control study of subjects with FHF. Subjects meeting the eligibility requirements of the study will be randomly assigned in a 2:1...
The primary objective of the study is to evaluate safety and efficacy of ELAD with respect to overall survival of subjects with a clinical diagnosis of alcohol-induced liver decompensation...
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Sudden liver failure in the presence of underlying compensated chronic LIVER DISEASE (e.g., LIVER CIRRHOSIS; HEPATITIS; and liver injury and failure) due to a precipitating acute hepatic insult.
A form of rapid-onset LIVER FAILURE, also known as fulminant hepatic failure, caused by severe liver injury or massive loss of HEPATOCYTES. It is characterized by sudden development of liver dysfunction and JAUNDICE. Acute liver failure may progress to exhibit cerebral dysfunction even HEPATIC COMA depending on the etiology that includes hepatic ISCHEMIA, drug toxicity, malignant infiltration, and viral hepatitis such as post-transfusion HEPATITIS B and HEPATITIS C.
The minimum acceptable patient care, based on statutes, court decisions, policies, or professional guidelines.
A spectrum of clinical liver diseases ranging from mild biochemical abnormalities to ACUTE LIVER FAILURE, caused by drugs, drug metabolites, and chemicals from the environment.
A spectrum of clinical liver diseases ranging from mild biochemical abnormalities to ACUTE LIVER FAILURE, caused by drugs, drug metabolites, herbal and dietary supplements and chemicals from the environment.
Hepatitis (plural hepatitides) is a medical condition defined by the inflammation of the liver and characterized by the presence of inflammatory cells in the tissue of the organ. The condition can be self-limiting (healing on its own) or can progress to ...