Serum cystatin C in advanced liver cirrhosis and different stages of the hepatorenal syndrome.

BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS The hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) is classified into two types (HRS-2 and HRS-1) based on mild or high serum creatinine elevations. Although it has been identified as an early marker of renal dysfunction, data are lacking about cystatin C across the wide range of renal changes in end-stage liver disease. This study investigates serum… (More)