https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/000302.htm

Jul 11, 2017 ... ... by the body (ammonia), or substances that you take in (medicines). ... Low oxygen levels in the body; Shunt placement or complications ...

https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?ContentTypeID=167&ContentID=ammonia

Your liver may not be working properly if you have high levels of ammonia in your blood. Ammonia is a chemical made by bacteria in your intestines and your ...

https://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/ammonia-test

Feb 16, 2019 ... Learn why your doctor might order an ammonia test and what your ... High ammonia levels sometimes point to either liver or kidney disease.

https://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/arh27-2/143-145.htm

Alcohol's harmful effects on liver cells not only interfere not only with the normal ... Persistently elevated neurotoxin levels damage brain cells and the patients begin ... in astrocytes, neurons are virtually defenseless against increased ammonia ...

https://www.med.uio.no/imb/english/research/news-and-events/news/2014/when-ammonia-becomes-toxic.html

Jan 24, 2014 ... ... chain reaction is triggered when the brain is exposed to excessive levels of ammonia. ... The effects of ammonia on brain cells have been studied by many ... kidney failure and high blood pressure may shorten the route to a ...

https://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/hepatic-encephalopathy/

Additional severe and potentially life-threatening complications of cirrhosis include ... as the urea cycle disorders that cause high levels of ammonia in the blood.

https://annals.org/aim/fullarticle/1309486/high-blood-ammonia-levels-associated-poor-outcome-after-lung-transplantation

Feb 15, 2000 ... This study cannot tell us whether high ammonia levels develop before or after other complications of lung transplantation. It also does not tell us ...

https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/2054408-overview

Aug 24, 2018 ... Interpretation. Conditions associated with “high” ammonia levels include the following : Inherited urea cycle defect. Hemolytic disease in infants ...

https://bmcgastroenterol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-230X-9-21

Mar 17, 2009 ... Identifying cirrhotic patients with high blood ammonia concentrations could be clinically useful, as high levels would lead to suspicion of being ...

https://pulmccm.org/review-articles/acute-liver-failure-complications-part-2/

Jan 5, 2014 ... Lactulose (the usual agent to reduce ammonia in chronic liver failure) ... high risk for intracranial hypertension or with very high ammonia levels.