Renal diseases and the liver.

  title={Renal diseases and the liver.},
  author={Florence Wong},
  journal={Clinics in liver disease},
  volume={15 1},
Many liver diseases coexist with chronic renal disease, because many systemic conditions affect both the liver and the kidneys. Certain liver diseases are also common in patients with chronic renal disease, especially viral hepatitis, either because the renal disease occurs as a complication of viral hepatitis, or the viral hepatitis is acquired as a result of dialysis. Renal tubular dysfunction is also frequently observed with cholestasis. However, liver complications of renal diseases are… CONTINUE READING