Etiology-specific Treatment for ACLF

Etiology-specific Treatment for ACLF

  • Etiology-specific management in ACLF can improve outcomes in selected cases.
  • HBV-Flare causing ACLF can be treated with tenofovir/entecavir; alcohol-associated ACLF and autoimmune ACLF with steroids; Wilson disease ACLF with D-penicillamine.
  • In all cases, intensive supportive care should be continued for organ failure and monitor closely to select patients for liver transplantation.

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