Acute kidney injury in acute on chronic liver failure

@article{Maiwall2015AcuteKI,
  title={Acute kidney injury in acute on chronic liver failure},
  author={Rakhi Maiwall and Shiv Kumar Sarin and Richard Moreau},
  journal={Hepatology International},
  year={2015},
  volume={10},
  pages={245-257}
}
Acute on chronic liver failure (ACLF) is a distinct clinical entity; however, there is still debate in the way it is defined in the East as compared to the West, especially with respect to incorporation of kidney dysfunction or failure in the definition of ACLF. Kidney dysfunction is defined as serum creatinine between 1.5 and 1.9 mg/dl and kidney failure as serum creatinine of more than 2 mg/dl or requirement of renal replacement therapy according to the EASL-CLIF Consortium. Kidney… CONTINUE READING

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