Acetyl-L-carnitine improves cognitive functions in severe hepatic encephalopathy.
Abstract Author(s): Michele Malaguarnera Marco Vacante Massimo Motta Maria Giordano Giulia Malaguarnera Rita Bella Giuseppe Nunnari Liborio Rampello Giovanni Pennisi
Abstract Source: NCBI Metabolic Brain Disease December 2011, PMID: 21870121
CONCLUSION: The improvement of cognitive deficits, the reduction of ammonia, and the modification of EEG in patients treated with ALC suggest that ALC could represent a new tool in the treatment of severe hepatic encephalopathy.
Article Published Date: 2011 Dec 26