Case of the week 46/2019


Use of CytoSorb in a patient with isolated acute liver failure
Georg Niederalt, Dr. Stephan Schmid, Dr. Nils Happ | Clinic and Policlinic for Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Regensburg, Germany

This case reports on a 54-year-old patient (known pre-existing conditions: state post hepatitis of unclear origin 2016, recent history of gout attack, allergy to penicillin), who was transferred from a peripheral hospital to the University Hospital Regensburg with acute liver failure.


The Therapy

An extracorporeal blood purification therapy to reduce excessive inflammation mediators

The Fields of Application

Treat septic shock & severe sepsis on ICU, prevent SIRS in cardiac surgery patients

The Studies

Current multi- and monocentric study projects in Europe and US, an international registry, case series

The Adsorber

A cutting edge bead technology turns CytoSorb into the only specifically approved extracorporeal cytokine adsorber

CytoSorb registry

Become part of the International CytoSorb registry!

For the first time treatment data, courses of treatment and results of a new treatment are systematically recorded according to highest scientific standards.