Novel liver dialysis device shows promise in treating liver failure

Novel liver dialysis device shows promise in treating liver failure

A novel liver dialysis device that rids the body of dysfunctional albumin and replaces it with fresh albumin significantly improved survival rates among patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure, according to a presenter at The International Liver Congress.“What we saw was that the patients treated with Dialive, two-thirds of them achieved complete resolution of ACLF – restoration to their baseline liver illness – and significant improvement in other extrahepatic non-liver organ function, especially the brain function, which is assessed on the basis of liver encephalopathy,”Read More

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