Development of Oral Galactose Single Point (OGSP) Method, Point of Care Testing (POCT), for Determination of Residual Liver Function.

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: HU, Oliver (National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, ROC, Taipei,, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Oliver Yoa-Pu Hu
  • Abstract:

    Background: A novel, simple, clinically useful quantitative liver function test, called the galactose single point (GSP) method, was developed to assess residual liver function by measuring galactose blood concentration 1 hour after galactose was administered (0.5 g/kg). The GSP method has been recommended by the US Food and Drug Administration in

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