Renal dysfunction in cirrhosis is not just a vasomotor nephropathy

  title={Renal dysfunction in cirrhosis is not just a vasomotor nephropathy},
  author={Danielle Adebayo and Vincenzo Morabito and Andrew Davenport and Rajiv Jalan},
  booktitle={Kidney international},
The short-term mortality of cirrhotic patients who develop renal dysfunction remains unacceptably high, and as such the treatment of this condition is an unmet need. Although features of kidney injury are well recognized in these patients, the pathophysiology is complex and not completely understood. Improved understanding of the pathophysiological mechanisms involved in renal dysfunction occurring on a background of cirrhosis is key to developing effective treatment strategies to improve… CONTINUE READING
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