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Hepatorenal Syndrome: Update on pathogenesis and management
Medical Journal of Viral Hepatitis
Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) in cirrhotic patients with ascites is a functional form of kidney failure with a very poor prognosis. It is one of the numerous potential causes of acute kidney injury (AKI) in patients with decompensated cirrhosis. The pathophysiology of this syndrome is complex with several mechanisms interacting simultaneously, including liver cirrhosis with ascites, portal hypertension, arterial vasodilation, systemic inflammation and bacterial translocation. Although differentdoi:10.21608/mjvh.2018.55735 fatcat:dgse4avqwjcm7mk7hzt7jqtodu