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failure

(Bankruptcy), noun commercial failure, default, discontinuance of business, economic downfall, failure to maintain solvency, financial disaster, financial loss, financial ruin, inability to maintain solvency, inability to meet financial obligations, insolvency, insufficiency of funds, lack of funds, suspension of business
Associated concepts: failure to meet one's obligations, insolvency

failure

(Falling short), noun defectio, defectiveness, deficiency, delinquency, dereliction, inability, insufficiency, lack, loss of strength, noncompletion, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, oversight, pretermission, shortcoming, slip, want
Associated concepts: failure of consideration, failure of eviience, failure of heirs, failure of issue, failure of proof, failure of purpose, failure of title, failure of trust, failure to act, faillre to bargain collectively, failure to comply, failure to file a return, failure to give notice, failure to make delivery, failure to perform, failure to prosecute, law office failures, partial failure

failure

(Lack of success), noun aborted attempt, beating, botch, breakdown, collapse, debacle, defeat, disappointment, downfall, drubbing, error, fall, fiasco, fruitless effort, frustration, ineffectualness, labor in vain, loss, miscarriage, misfortune, mistake, ruin, unsuccessful attempt, vain attempt
See also: abortion, bankruptcy, breach, debacle, defeat, delinquency, disaster, dishonor, disqualification, expiration, flaw, foible, frailty, frustration, impossibility, impotence, impuissance, inability, incapacity, inefficacy, infraction, lapse, loss, miscarriage, misconduct, mistrial, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, offense, omission, oversight, vice
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9) Acute liver failure refers to the rapid development of acute severe liver injury with impaired synthetic function [usually an international normalized ratio (INR) [greater than or equal to] 1.
Holt and his colleagues retrospectively reviewed data from their center on a prospectively identified cohort of 101 patients with acute liver failure from acetaminophen and other causes, including drug-induced, infections, lymphoma, is-chemia, and heatstroke.
The company is developing ELAD[R], an extracorporeal liver support system which functions by processing toxins and synthesizing proteins and metabolites that are the key processes of normal human liver function, and represents the first human allogeneic cellular therapy for acute liver failure.
Acute Liver Failure Study Group: lowering the risks of hepatic failure.
The clinical presentation of a DILI may range from a mildly deranged liver profile to acute liver failure, encephalopathy and jaundice.
Liver failure occurs when there is loss of 80% to 90% of function, and is classified as acute liver failure (ALF), chronic liver failure, or acute-on-chronic liver failure (AoCLF) (Whiteman & McCormick, 2005).
A Yemeni Islamic scholar freed after six years of imprisonment in the United States on terrorism charges has been taken to hospital with acute liver failure, his son has said.
But proceedings were adjourned after it was learnt he had been admitted to a hospital in Scotland with acute liver failure after taking more than 90 paracetamol tablets.
Yet, it is interesting to point out that HEV infection is responsible for 30-70 per cent of the cases of acute sporadic hepatitis and is the major cause of acute liver failure (ALF) (17-21).
a Tokyo-based bioventure company specializing in regenerative medicine, has announced development of a new treatment method for acute liver failure.
One week later she was admitted to hospital with severe jaundice, reduced prothrombin time and a suspicion of beginning acute liver failure.

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