CKD following acute kidney injury impairs cirrhosis clinical outcomes

Development of chronic kidney disease following acute kidney injury in patients with cirrhosis was common and had negative impacts on relevant clinical outcomes, according to a data published in Journal of Hepatology.“Acute impairment of kidney function occurs very commonly in patients with decompensated cirrhosis and is associated with poor prognosis,” Pere Ginès, MD, from the Hospital Clinic at the University of Barcelona, Spain, and colleagues wrote. “In recent years, a new definition and diagnostic criteria for acute impairment of kidney function, known as AcuteRead More

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