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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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Spontaneous survival rate in acute liver failure due to hepatitis A in our study was 70%.
26) A study of NAC administered as continuous infusion for 72 hours in patients with acute liver failure found that the transplant-free survival rate was 40% for NAC in comparison with 27% for placebo.
He was admitted for the diagnosis of acute liver failure caused by exacerbation of hepatitis B as evidenced by the elevation of liver enzymes (aspartate aminotransferase, 2170 U/L; ALT, 2663 U/L), hyperbilirubinemia, coagulopathy, high reactive HBsAg (>250 IU/mL), HBV DNA level (8.
After excluding 31 patients who had chronic liver diseases, 48 patients with acute liver failure were included in this study.
Major finding: Among patients with acute liver failure from acetaminophen, the prevalence of prior bariatric surgery was 25-fold higher than in the general population, suggesting bariatric surgery might be a risk factor for liver failure.
25) Apart from acting as an antidote to paracetamol poisoning, N-acetylcysteine had been proven to improve systemic haemodynamics and tissue oxygen delivery in acute liver failure.
Various complications develop in acute liver failure patients that need critical and intensive care management.
Cerebral herniation in patients with acute liver failure is correlated with arterial ammonia concentration.
The clinical presentation of a DILI may range from a mildly deranged liver profile to acute liver failure, encephalopathy and jaundice.
Frail Kate, 18, was hours from dying from acute liver failure when a suitable donor organ was found in Northern Ireland on November 18 last year.
Some specific topics include bioluminescence imaging for herpes virus studies in vivo, herpes virus and musculoskeletal diseases, herpes virus micro RNAs in infection and cancer, asymptomatic alpha-herpes virus reactivation, and human herpesvirus-6 and acute liver failure.
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).

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