Evaluation of acute kidney injury and its response to terlipressin in patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure.

@article{Jindal2016EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of acute kidney injury and its response to terlipressin in patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure.},
  author={Ankur Jindal and Ajeet Singh Bhadoria and Rakhi Maiwall and Shiv Kumar Sarin},
  journal={Liver international : official journal of the International Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2016},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={59-67}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) have high mortality. Cirrhotics with acute kidney injury (AKI) have poor outcome but relevance of AKI and response to terlipressin in ACLF is not known. METHODS Consecutive ACLF patients with AKI at admission were compared with those without AKI (controls) for mortality at day 7, month 1 and 3, presence of hepatic encephalopathy (HE), spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) and acute variceal bleed (AVB). Patients were also… CONTINUE READING

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