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Hepatorenal Syndrome

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

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
      • Octreotide
      • Oripresssin
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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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

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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 »

Hepatorenal Syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hepatorenal Syndrome

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Hepatorenal Syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Hepatorenal Syndrome

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Hepatorenal Syndrome: Animations

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:

Hepatorenal Syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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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. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Related Hepatorenal Syndrome Info

More information about Hepatorenal Syndrome

  1. Hepatorenal Syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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