Hepatorenal syndrome

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Hepatorenal syndrome

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hepatorenal syndrome" returned 57 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effect of various drugs used in conservative therapy of hepatorenal syndrome: a retrospective drug utilization study.
 

Author(s): Sharanabasayyaswamy B Hiremath, Mohammed Ameeruddin Kamdod

Journal: Indian J Pharmacol. ;46(5):538-42.

 

To analyze the impact of various drugs used in conservative therapy on renal failure and mortality in hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) at a tertiary care teaching hospital.

Last Updated: 9 Oct 2014

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Transient increase in urine protein excretion during treatment with terlipressin and albumin for type-1 hepatorenal syndrome.
 

Author(s): Chiara Elia, Elsa Solà Vergés, Ezequiel Rodríguez, Pere Ginès

Journal: J. Hepatol.. 2015 Feb;62(2):493-5.

 

Last Updated: 19 Jan 2015

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Terlipressin versus norepinephrine in the treatment of hepatorenal syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Antonio Paulo Nassar Junior, Alberto Queiroz Farias, Luiz Augusto Carneiro D' Albuquerque, Flair José Carrilho, Luiz Marcelo Sá Malbouisson

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Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) is a severe and progressive functional renal failure occurring in patients with cirrhosis and ascites. Terlipressin is recognized as an effective treatment of HRS, but it is expensive and not widely available. Norepinephrine could be an effective alternative. ...

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2014

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The terms "Hepatorenal syndrome" returned 28 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hepatorenal syndrome.
 

Author(s): Jan Lata

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2012 Sep;18(36):4978-84.

 

Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) is defined as a functional renal failure in patients with liver disease with portal hypertension and it constitutes the climax of systemic circulatory changes associated with portal hypertension. This term refers to a precisely specified syndrome featuring ...

Last Updated: 10 Oct 2012

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Hepatorenal syndrome, MELD score and liver transplantation: an evolving issue with relevant implications for clinical practice.
 

Author(s): Paolo Angeli, Pere Gines

Journal: J. Hepatol.. 2012 Nov;57(5):1135-40.

 

Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) is a severe complication of cirrhosis that is associated with poor survival. A rapid diagnosis of HRS and a prompt initiation of the treatment with terlipressin and albumin are mandatory because this leads to an improvement of prognosis. This review covers ...

Last Updated: 19 Oct 2012

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Hepatorenal syndrome: the 8th International Consensus Conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) Group.
 

Author(s): Mitra K Nadim, John A Kellum, Andrew Davenport, Florence Wong, Connie Davis, Neesh Pannu, Ashita Tolwani, Rinaldo Bellomo, Yuri S Genyk,

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Renal dysfunction is a common complication in patients with end-stage cirrhosis. Since the original publication of the definition and diagnostic criteria for the hepatorenal syndrome (HRS), there have been major advances in our understanding of its pathogenesis. The prognosis of patients ...

Last Updated: 4 Jul 2012

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Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Ifetroban in Hepatorenal Syndrome Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hepatorenal Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2015

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Treatment of Type I Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS) With Pentoxyfylline
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hepatorenal Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 1 Jun 2015

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A Phase 1 Study of LJPC-501 in Patients With Hepatorenal Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hepatorenal Syndrome Type I and Type II

 

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2014

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