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Acute-on-chronic liver failure is a distinct syndrome that develops in patients with acute decompensation of cirrhosis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with cirrhosis hospitalized for an acute decompensation (AD) and organ failure are at risk for imminent death and considered to have acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF).… Expand
Diagnosis, prevention and treatment of hepatorenal syndrome in cirrhosis
- F. Salerno, A. Gerbes, P. Ginès, F. Wong, V. Arroyo
- Postgraduate Medical Journal
- 1 September 2007
Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) is a serious complication of end-stage liver disease, occurring mainly in patients with advanced cirrhosis and ascites, who have marked circulatory dysfunction,1 as well as… Expand
Diagnosis and management of acute kidney injury in patients with cirrhosis: revised consensus recommendations of the International Club of Ascites.
Diagnosis and management of acute kidney injury in patients with cirrhosis: Revised consensus recommendations of the International Club of Ascites Paolo Angeli1,⇑, Pere Ginès, Florence Wong, Mauro… Expand
Definition and diagnostic criteria of refractory ascites and hepatorenal syndrome in cirrhosis
Working Party proposal for a revised classification system of renal dysfunction in patients with cirrhosis
Objectives To propose an improvement on the current classification of renal dysfunction in cirrhosis. Clinicians caring for patients with cirrhosis recognize that the development of renal dysfunction… Expand
Role of Kupffer cells in host defense and liver disease
- M. Bilzer, F. Roggel, A. Gerbes
- Biology, Medicine
- Liver international : official journal of the…
- 1 December 2006
Abstract: Kupffer cells (KC) constitute 80–90% of the tissue macrophages present in the body. They reside within the lumen of the liver sinusoids, and are therefore constantly exposed to gut‐derived… Expand
[Role of G-protein-coupled adenosine receptors in downregulation of inflammation and protection from tissue damage].
Development and validation of a prognostic score to predict mortality in patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) is a frequent syndrome (30% prevalence), characterized by acute decompensation of cirrhosis, organ failure(s) and high short-term mortality.… Expand
Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: recent guidelines and beyond
Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is the most frequent and life-threatening infection in patients with liver cirrhosis requiring prompt recognition and treatment. It is defined by the presence… Expand
Clinical Course of acute‐on‐chronic liver failure syndrome and effects on prognosis
Acute‐on‐chronic liver failure (ACLF) is characterized by acute decompensation (AD) of cirrhosis, organ failure(s), and high 28‐day mortality. We investigated whether assessments of patients at… Expand