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Hepatorenal Syndrome Summary

Description: Functional KIDNEY FAILURE in patients with liver disease, usually LIVER CIRRHOSIS or portal hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PORTAL), and in the absence of intrinsic renal disease or kidney abnormality. It is characterized by intense renal vasculature constriction, reduced renal blood flow, OLIGURIA, and sodium retention.

Also Known As: Syndrome, Hepatorenal

Networked: 624 relevant articles (66 outcomes, 64 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hepatorenal Syndrome

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. terlipressin : 20 outcomes 15 studies in 106 results : IBA
  2. Vasoconstrictor Agents : 9 outcomes 5 studies in 36 results : IBA
  3. Vasopressins (Vasopressin) : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 28 results : IBA
  4. Pentoxifylline (Trental) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 13 results : FDA 11 Generic
  5. Midodrine (Midon) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 16 results : FDA 7 Generic
  6. Ornipressin : 4 outcomes 1 study in 11 results : IBA
  7. Octreotide (Sandostatin) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 18 results : FDA 14 Generic
  8. Creatinine : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 39 results : IBA
  9. Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 17 results : FDA 5 Generic
  10. Acetylcysteine (Siran) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 7 results : FDA 17 Generic
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Diseases Related to Hepatorenal Syndrome

  1. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis)
  2. Alcoholic Hepatitis
  3. Ascites
  4. Liver Diseases (Liver Disease)
  5. End Stage Liver Disease
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Key Therapies for Hepatorenal Syndrome

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  1. Liver Transplantation : 10 outcomes 6 studies in 100 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 31 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 22 results
  4. Surgical Portasystemic Shunt (Portosystemic Shunt) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 20 results
  5. Kidney Transplantation : 2 outcomes in 8 results
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