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Descriptor English: Hepatorenal Syndrome
Descriptor Spanish: Síndrome Hepatorrenal
Descriptor Portuguese: Síndrome Hepatorrenal
Descriptor French: Syndrome hépatorénal
Entry term(s): Syndrome, Hepatorenal
Tree number(s): C06.552.465
C12.777.419.291
C13.351.968.419.291
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006530
Scope note: Functional KIDNEY FAILURE in patients with liver disease, usually LIVER CIRRHOSIS or portal hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PORTAL), and in the absence of intrinsic renal disease or kidney abnormality. It is characterized by intense renal vasculature constriction, reduced renal blood flow, OLIGURIA, and sodium retention.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Kidney Diseases (1966-1986)
Kidney Failure, Acute (1967-1986)
Kidney Failure, Chronic (1966-1986)
Liver Cirrhosis (1966-1986)
Liver Diseases (1966-1986)
Syndrome (1972-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under KIDNEY DISEASES 1987-90
History Note: 91(87); was see under KIDNEY DISEASES 1987-90
DeCS ID: 19185
Unique ID: D006530
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/04/04
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Hepatorenal Syndrome - Preferred
Concept UI M0010238
Scope note Functional KIDNEY FAILURE in patients with liver disease, usually LIVER CIRRHOSIS or portal hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PORTAL), and in the absence of intrinsic renal disease or kidney abnormality. It is characterized by intense renal vasculature constriction, reduced renal blood flow, OLIGURIA, and sodium retention.
Preferred term Hepatorenal Syndrome
Entry term(s) Syndrome, Hepatorenal



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