Meet the Expert: Hepatorenal syndrome

 General hepatology

West 4
Meet the Experts
12 April 2018 12:00 - 12:50

Questions about diagnosis:
Question 1: How is the new classification of acute kidney injury (aki) helping physicians in the diagnosis and general assessment of patients with decompensated cirrhosis and kidney impairment?
Question 2: How is the diagnosis of hepatorenal syndrome made after the diagnosis of aki has been established?
Question 3: Are kidney biomarkers helpful in the differential diagnosis between acute tubular necrosis and hepatorenal syndrome?

Questions about therapy
Question 4: Which is the best method for terlipressin administration?
Question 5: How long should vasoconstrictors be given both in responders and non-responders?
Question 6: What should be done to avoid/prevent cardiovascular complications of treatment with vasoconstrictors?
Question 7: Are there alternative therapies for non-responders to vasoconstrictors?