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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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These results showed for the first time that hepatic cells possess a mechanism for attempting to repair the wide-ranging hepatic cell necrosis associated with drug-induced acute liver failure, and that anti-CXCL10 antibodies strengthen this type of self-repairing function at the in vivo level.
Acute liver failure is an infrequent manifestation of acute liver injury.
is a biomedical device company that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Arbios Technologies, Inc., is engaged in the discovery, acquisition and development of proprietary liver assist devices and new technologies useful in the diagnosis and treatment of acute liver failure. Arbios' products in development include SEPETTM, a novel blood purification therapy employing selective plasma filtration therapy, BAL 2004, a first-generation bioartificial liver (BAL) recently acquired from Circe Biomedical, Inc., and LIVERAIDTM, a second-generation BAL in which liver cell therapy and sorbent-based hemodiafiltration are integrated in the company's proprietary three-compartment cartridge with fiber-in-fiber geometry.
In many of the 63 cases, liver failure occurred in patients who should not have been prescribed these medicines, according to the FDA news release.
The star, who died at the age of 67, went into a coma on Wednesday night due to liver failure, according to local media.
The data will be presented at the International Liver Congress acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) or acute decompensation (AD) at risk of developing ACLF by principal investigator Frederic Nevens of KU Leuven (Belgium) during the plenary general session of the International Liver Congress 2019.
"Not too long ago I was taken to HRI bright yellow and suffering from liver failure. Had it not been for the staff at Ward 17, I would have died.
"Patients suffering from chronic viral hepatitis are at risk of developing cirrhosis, which can then progress to liver failure or liver cancer.
'Biliary atresia extensively damages the liver and the bile ducts and if not treated in time can lead to cirrhosis, liver failure and death.
Dr Cullinane said: "The only thing clear is she had acute liver failure but before that her liver wasn't functioning normally.
Liver failure is a severe liver damage caused by a variety of reasons, resulting in serious disorders or decompensation of its synthesis, detoxification, excretion, biotransformation, and other functions, which leads to a group of clinical syndromes including coagulation disorders, jaundice, hepatic encephalopathy, and ascites.
Acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) is defined by a rapid progression in hepatic dysfunction induced by certain precipitating events due to previous liver diseases, resulting in multisystem organ failure and high short-term mortality [1].