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Types of Hepatorenal Syndrome

Purpose:

To identify the type of hepatorenal syndrome occurring in a cirrhotic patient based on clinical features.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

K76.7

Description:

Patients with the hepatorenal syndrome can be separated into 2 types based on clinical findings. The prognosis for both types is poor unless a liver transplant can be performed or the precipitating factors for disease progression can be avoided.

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