Renal failure (RF) in patients with acute or chronic liver disease with no other identifiable cause of renal pathology.
Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) represents significant decline in re...
Signs of portal hypertension
Ascites, often tense
Jaundice or hepatic encephalopathy
Airway control may be a concern in severe encephalopathy.
Respiratory failure seen with tense ascites as well as volume overload
Correction of hypotension and en...
All suspected HRS with GI and nephrology consults
ICU admission for associated cardiopulmonary disease, hepatic encephalopathy, marked electrolyte imbalances
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572.4 Hepatorenal syndrome
997.49 Other digestive system complications
K76.7 Hepatorenal syndrome
K91.83 Postprocedural hepatorenal syndrome
51292008 Hepatorenal syndrome (disorder)
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