Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure and the Management of Critically Ill Patients with Cirrhosis

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

November 9, 2023

Last Updated Month/Year

November 10, 2023

Document Type


Country of Publication


Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adult, Infant

Health Care Settings

Hospital, Outpatient

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant



Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D008103 - Liver Cirrhosis, D065290 - Acute-On-Chronic Liver Failure


cirrhosis, acute liver failure, liver failure, acute on chronic liver failure, chronic liver failure, acute-on-chronic liver failure

Source Citation

Karvellas CJ, Bajaj JS, Kamath PS, Napolitano L, O'Leary JG, Solà E, Subramanian R, Wong F, Asrani SK. AASLD Practice guidance on Acute-on-chronic liver failure and the management of critically Ill patients with cirrhosis. Hepatology. 2023 Nov 9. doi: 10.1097/HEP.0000000000000671. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37939273.