Acute liver failure is identified in children with evidence of liver dysfunction within 8 weeks of onset of symptoms. Know more about acute liver failure in children in this video by Dr Aabha Nagral.
Dr Aabha Nagral is a senior consultant at Apollo and Jaslok Hospitals in Mumbai. She also runs her private clinic - Nagral clinic in Prabhadevi area, Mumbai. She is a Gastroenterologist by training from KEM Hospital, Mumbai with specialisation in liver diseases –adult and pediatric and liver transplantation from Royal Free Hospital and King’s College Hospital, London UK and Mayo Clinic, USA. She is currently the chairperson of the liver committee of the ZTCC (Zonal transplant co-ordination committee), Mumbai and a liver committee member of the ROTTO-SOTTO. She is a managing trustee of Children’s Liver foundation an NGO working towards creating awareness about liver disorders in children and helping families of affected children financially and through support groups.