Hepatorenal syndrome: Update on diagnosis and treatment.

Abstract

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication in patients with end-stage liver disease and advanced cirrhosis regardless of the underlying cause. Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS), a functional form of kidney failure, is one of the many possible causes of AKI. HRS is potentially reversible but involves highly complex pathogenetic mechanisms and equally… (More)
DOI: 10.5527/wjn.v4.i5.511

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