Maintaining Renal Function in Patients With Cirrhosis: New Guidelines and Evidence in Identification and Management of Hepatorenal Syndrome and Acute Kidney Injury
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GI and Nutrition, Renal, 2020
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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's Critical Care Congress features internationally renowned faculty and content sessions highlighting the most up-to-date, evidence-based developments in critical care medicine. This is a presentation from the 2020 Critical Care Congress held February 16-19, 2020, in Orlando, Florida, USA.

This program is supported by an educational grant from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe current guidelines and position statements for establishing diagnosis of hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) and acute kidney injury (AKI) compared with other AKI etiologies
  • Apply proactive evidence-based pharmacotherapy to patients who both meet criteria for HRS/AKI and show rapid serum creatinine elevation
  • Discuss current evidence in maintaining renal function and improving survival for different pharmacologic, interventional, and surgical treatments in the management of HRS/AKI

Hepatorenal Syndrome and Acute Kidney Injury: Current Knowledge and Unmet Needs

Constantine J. Karvellas

New Guidelines for Hepatorenal Syndrome and Acute Kidney Injury: Early Identification and Correct Diagnosis

Jody C. Olson

Evidence-Based Best Practices: Pharmacologic Options for Maintaining Renal Function in Hepatorenal Syndrome and Acute Kidney Injury

William Peppard

Applying Evidence-Based Strategies to the Management of Hepatorenal Syndrome and Acute Kidney Injury in the Critical Care Setting

Constantine J. Karvellas

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Content Type Presentation
Knowledge Area Renal
Knowledge Area GI and Nutrition
Knowledge Level Advanced
Membership Level Select
Membership Level Professional
Membership Level Associate
Tag Liver
Tag Kidney
Year 2020
hepatorenal syndrome
HRS management
liver disease
acute kidney injury
combined liver-kidney transplant
renal replacement therapy
terlipressin study
renal function improvement
early diagnosis


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