Hepatorenal syndrome and novel advances in its management.

  title={Hepatorenal syndrome and novel advances in its management.},
  author={Fabrizio Fabrizi and A Aghemo and Piergiorgio Messa},
  journal={Kidney & blood pressure research},
  volume={37 6},
Hepatorenal syndrome is a complication of end stage liver disease. It is a unique form of functional renal failure related to kidney vasoconstriction in the absence of underlying kidney pathology. Hepatorenal syndrome is classified into 2 types: type-1 HRS shows a rapid and progressive decline in renal function with a very poor prognosis (median survival of about 2 weeks); type-2 HRS has a more stable kidney failure, with a median survival of 6 months; its main clinical manifestation is… CONTINUE READING


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