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Cirrhosis and Ascites | Risk Factors for Hepatorenal Syndrome

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with cirrhosis and ascites for risk factors associated with the hepatorenal syndrome.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory
Gastroenterology

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

K76.7, K74.6

Description:

A patient with cirrhosis and ascites may be an increased risk for developing the hepatorenal syndrome if certain findings are present. These risk factors can help identify patients who may require more aggressive therapy and closer monitoring.

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