Hepatorenal syndrome

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Hepatorenal syndrome

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hepatorenal syndrome" returned 67 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

TERLIPRESSIN VERSUS NORADRENALINE FOR HEPATORENAL SYNDROME. Economic evaluation under the perspective of the Brazilian Public Health System.
 

Author(s): Ângelo Zambam de Mattos, Angelo Alves de Mattos, Rodrigo Antonini Ribeiro

Journal: Arq Gastroenterol. ;53(2):123-6.

 

- Terlipressin and noradrenaline are the best studied treatments for hepatorenal syndrome, and there is no evidence of superiority of one over the other regarding to efficacy. While the former drug is more costly, the latter requires admission into an intensive care unit.

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2016

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Albumin treatment regimen for type 1 hepatorenal syndrome: a dose-response meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Francesco Salerno, Roberta J Navickis, Mahlon M Wilkes

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Recommended treatment for type 1 hepatorenal syndrome consists of albumin and vasoconstrictor. The optimal albumin dose remains poorly characterized. This meta-analysis aimed to determine the impact of albumin dose on treatment outcomes.

Last Updated: 26 Nov 2015

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Is type 2 hepatorenal syndrome still a potential indication for treatment with terlipressin and albumin?
 

Author(s): Paolo Angeli, Salvatore Piano

Journal: Liver Transpl.. 2015 Nov;21(11):1335-7.

 

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2015

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The terms "Hepatorenal syndrome" returned 40 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

 Hepatorenal syndrome: Current concepts related to diagnosis and management.
 

Author(s): Ángelo Zambam de Mattos, Angelo Alves de Mattos, Nahum Méndez-Sánchez

Journal: Ann Hepatol. ;15(4):474-81.

 

 Renal failure in cirrhotic patients is a very severe condition. Hepatorenal syndrome has the worst prognosis among all causes of kidney failure in such patients. Hepatorenal syndrome is diagnosed especially in cirrhotic patients with ascites who develop loss renal function, despite ...

Last Updated: 29 May 2016

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Creatinine Change on Vasoconstrictors as Mortality Surrogate in Hepatorenal Syndrome: Systematic Review & Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Justin M Belcher, Steven G Coca, Chirag R Parikh

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Hepatorenal syndrome is a severe complication of cirrhosis and associates with significant mortality. Vasoconstrictor medications improve renal function in patients with hepatorenal syndrome. However, it is unclear to what extent changes in serum creatinine during treatment may act ...

Last Updated: 22 Aug 2015

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Renal impairment in cirrhosis unrelated to hepatorenal syndrome.
 

Author(s): Gavin Low, Graeme Jm Alexander, David J Lomas

Journal: Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. ;29(5):253-7.

 

Renal impairment is common in liver disease and may occur as a consequence of the pathophysiological changes that underpin cirrhosis or secondary to a pre-existing unrelated insult. Nevertheless, the onset of renal impairment often portends a worsening prognosis. Hepatorenal syndrome ...

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2015

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Treatment of Type I Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS) With Pentoxyfylline
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hepatorenal Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 10 May 2016

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Last Updated: 2 Dec 2015

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