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[Renal impairment in liver diseases]

A L Gerbes, V Gülberg
Praxis 2006 October 4, 95 (40): 1535-8
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Renal failure in patients with liver disease is mostly none-organic: prerenal failure or hepatorenal syndrome (HRS). In addition there is organic renal failure, mostly acute tubular necrosis (ATN). In order to avoid functional renal failure cautious diuretic treatment as well as intravenous albumin substitution following paracentesis are pivotal. For prophylaxis of HRS patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis shall be given albumin infusions in addition to antibiotic treatment. Patients with HRS type I exhibit a very poor prognosis. Liver transplantation is the only established therapy with long-term success. To bridge the time to transplantation TIPS or terlipressin and albumin can be used.

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