Hepatorenal syndrome

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Hepatorenal syndrome

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hepatorenal syndrome" returned 49 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Survival benefits of terlipressin and non-responder state in hepatorenal syndrome: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Sharanabasayyaswamy B Hiremath, L D Srinivas

Journal: Indian J Pharmacol. ;45(1):54-60.

 

Terlipressin improves renal function in hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) is a known fact. However the reason for lack of its long-term survival benefits despite improvement in renal function remains unclear. The aim of this study was to analyze the survival benefits of terlipressin in HRS ...

Last Updated: 1 Apr 2013

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Terlipressin improves pulmonary pressures in cirrhotic patients with pulmonary hypertension and variceal bleeding or hepatorenal syndrome.
 

Author(s): George N Kalambokis, Konstantinos Pappas, Epameinondas V Tsianos

Journal: HBPD INT. 2012 Aug;11(4):434-7.

 

Terlipressin has been shown to improve both pulmonary and systemic hemodynamics in stable cirrhotic patients with pulmonary hypertension, whereas other vasoconstrictors may cause pulmonary pressures to deteriorate. We investigated the pulmonary and systemic hemodynamic effects of ...

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2012

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Severe acute alcoholic hepatitis and hepatorenal syndrome: role of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent shunt.
 

Author(s): G Testino, S Leone, C Ferro, P Borro

Journal: J Med Life. 2012 Jun;5(2):203-5.

 

Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis (AAH) is a syndrome of progressive inflammatory liver injury associated with long-term heavy intake of ethanol. Mild to moderate forms of AAH frequently respond to alcoholic abstinence, whereas severe AAH is characterized by a poor prognosis. Up to 40% of ...

Last Updated: 17 Jul 2012

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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: 4 Jun 2014

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Terlipressin + Albumin Versus Midodrine + Octreotide in the Treatment of Hepatorenal Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cirrhosis; Hepatorenal Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 4 Aug 2011

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Treatment of Type I Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS) With Pentoxyfylline
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hepatorenal Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2014

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