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Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia

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OSPINA T, Juan Ricardo  and  RESTREPO G, Juan Carlos. Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management of Hepatorenal Syndrome. Rev Col Gastroenterol [online]. 2016, vol.31, n.2, pp.146-153. ISSN 0120-9957.

Hepatorenal syndrome is a form of renal dysfunction develops as a complication in patients with advanced liver disease and in patients with acute liver failure. Significant alterations in renal blood flow lead to progressively increasing levels of creatinine and to ascites. Currently, the best treatment option is liver transplantation because options for treatment with drugs are very limited

Keywords : Hepatorenal syndrome; cirrhosis; diagnosis; treatment.

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