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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Hepatorenal Syndrome

Prior to diagnosing a patient with consider:

Person does not have reversible causes of AKI such as active urine sediment, shock, toxins, obstruction, protein in the urine more than 500 mg per d, or parenchymal disease.

Trying albumin 1 g per kg per day for 2 days and seeing if there is a response.

If there is an increase in the serum creatinine level to greater than 1.50 g per dl.