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Cutoff for anion gap
Greater than 12
Affect of lowering threshold
When would you use filgrastim sargramostim?
Both are used to recover bone marrow, but Filgrastim is G-CSF, and Sargramostim is GM-CSF, so use sargramostim if you need to recover monocytes/macrophages.
non-alcoholic fatty liver disease pathophys
metabolic syndrome (insulin resistance); obesity --> fatty infiltration of hepatocytes --> cellular "ballooning" and eventual necrosis. NOT ASSOCIATED WITH ALCOHOL USE, but can lead to cirrhosis and HCC.