Hepatorenal Syndrome: Introduction
Hepatorenal Syndrome: A condition the occurs as a result of severe liver disease.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Hepatorenal Syndrome is available below.
Symptoms of Hepatorenal Syndrome
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Treatments for Hepatorenal Syndrome
- Hepatorenal syndrome has a high mortality rate, and liver transplantation is the definitive treatment for the condition. However, medical and procedural treatments are utilised to stabilise patients and these include:
- Medical therapy
- Plasma expansion with albumin
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Hepatorenal Syndrome:
- Bladder & Urinary Health: Home Testing:
Wrongly Diagnosed with Hepatorenal Syndrome?
Hepatorenal Syndrome: Complications
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Causes of Hepatorenal Syndrome
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Disease Topics Related To Hepatorenal Syndrome
Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Hepatorenal Syndrome:
Hepatorenal Syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Hepatorenal Syndrome
Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms
of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed.
The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over...read more »
Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea
is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance.
The digestive system...read more »
Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely
to cause some level of diarrhea in patients.
The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria,
but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut....read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning).
In fact, it's more...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it...read more »
Interstitial cystitis an under-diagnosed bladder condition: The medical
condition of interstitial cystitic is a bladder condition that can be
misdiagnosed as various conditions such as overactive bladder or other causes...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see ...read more »
Chronic liver disease often undiagnosed: One study reported that 50% of patients
with a chronic liver disease remain undiagnosed by their primary physician.
The reasons are multifactorial.
Possible conditions include chronic...read more »
Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent
difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases.
Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel...read more »
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Hepatorenal Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Urinary & Bladder Specialists (Urology):
- Kidney Health Specialists (Nephrology):
- Digestive Health Specialists (Gastroenterology):
- Liver Health Specialists (Hepatology):
- more specialists...»
Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:
Hospitals & Clinics: Hepatorenal Syndrome
Research quality ratings and patient safety measures
for medical facilities in specialties related to Hepatorenal Syndrome:
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More general information, not necessarily in relation to Hepatorenal Syndrome,
on hospital performance and surgical care quality:
Hepatorenal Syndrome: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hepatorenal Syndrome
Medical research articles related to Hepatorenal Syndrome include:
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Hepatorenal Syndrome: Animations
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Research about Hepatorenal Syndrome
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Clinical Trials for Hepatorenal Syndrome
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Hepatorenal Syndrome include:
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Hepatorenal Syndrome: Broader Related Topics
Types of Hepatorenal Syndrome
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Definitions of Hepatorenal Syndrome:
Functional KIDNEY FAILURE in patients with liver disease, usually LIVER CIRRHOSIS or portal hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PORTAL), and in the absence of intrinsic renal disease or kidney abnormality. It is characterized by intense renal vasculature constriction, reduced renal blood flow, OLIGURIA, and sodium retention.
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