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
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.