Prognosis of Acute Kidney Injury and Hepatorenal Syndrome in Patients with Cirrhosis: A Prospective Cohort Study

  title={Prognosis of Acute Kidney Injury and Hepatorenal Syndrome in Patients with Cirrhosis: A Prospective Cohort Study},
  author={A. Allegretti and G. Ortiz and J. Wenger and Joseph J Deferio and Joshua Wibecan and S. Kalim and H. Tamez and R. Chung and S. Karumanchi and R. Thadhani},
  journal={International Journal of Nephrology},
  • A. Allegretti, G. Ortiz, +7 authors R. Thadhani
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Nephrology
  • Background/Aims. Acute kidney injury is a common problem for patients with cirrhosis and is associated with poor survival. We aimed to examine the association between type of acute kidney injury and 90-day mortality. Methods. Prospective cohort study at a major US liver transplant center. A nephrologist's review of the urinary sediment was used in conjunction with the 2007 Ascites Club Criteria to stratify acute kidney injury into four groups: prerenal azotemia, hepatorenal syndrome, acute… CONTINUE READING
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