Adrenal-exhaustion syndrome in patients with liver disease

  title={Adrenal-exhaustion syndrome in patients with liver disease},
  author={Paul Ellis Marik},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
Adrenal failure is emerging as an important cause of excess morbidity and mortality in critically ill patients. We have recently reported the high incidence of adrenal failure in patients with liver disease, the so called “hepato-adrenal syndrome.” It has been noted that patients who on initial testing may have “normal” adrenal function subsequently… CONTINUE READING