Causes of renal failure in patients with decompensated cirrhosis and its impact in hospital mortality

Background. Renal failure (RF) is reported to occur in 11-49% of the patients with decompensated end-stage liver disease (ESLD) and has been associated with increased mortality, particularly in the occurrence of hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) type 1. Aims. To evaluate the frequency and outcome of RF in...

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Main Authors: Grazielle Cerqueira de Carvalho, Catarina de Andrade Regis, Jamile Rosário Kalil, Liv Aparício Cerqueira, Daniel Silva Barbosa, Marina Pamponet Motta, Marília da Silva Nery, Maria Alice Pires Soares, Claudio Celestino Zollinger, Paulo Lisboa Bittencourt
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2012-01-01
Series:Annals of Hepatology
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