Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Anesthesia & Clinical Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-6148

Kyota Fukazawa

Kyota Fukazawa
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University,
630 West 168th St, New York, NY 10032-3784

  • Review Article
    Updates on Hepato-Renal Syndrome
    Author(s): Kyota Fukazawa and H Thomas LeeKyota Fukazawa and H Thomas Lee

    Hepato-Renal Syndrome (HRS) is one of the most detrimental conditions in patients with end stage liver failure. Historically, HRS was considered a terminal disease associated with cirrhosis and was termed “liver-death syndrome”. Furthermore, despite the improved understanding of pathophysiology and the reversibility of renal dysfunction in HRS, mortality remains extremely high especially for type 1 HRS. This review summarizes the recent advances in the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of HRS and also provides an evolving area of research in the pathophysiologic mechanisms of HRS, which may open the door for new therapeutic approaches. .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-6148.1000352

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