Síndrome hepatorrenal: Revisión de la literatura


  • Ignacio Villanueva Bendek Endomedica Ltda. Unidad Renal Davita, Bogotá, Colombia



Palabras clave:

Síndrome hepatorrenal, Insuficiencia renal, Cirrosis hepática, Tratamiento


El síndrome hepatorrenal (SHR) es una complicación frecuente y severa en pacientes con cirrosis hepática e hipertensión portal y se caracteriza por anormalidades circulatorias que llevan a vasoconstricción renal, generando insuficiencia renal funcional.
Su fisiopatología ha sido estudiada y el pronóstico es reservado a menos que el paciente reciba trasplante hepático. El tratamiento medicamentoso con vasoconstrictores esplénicos es la esperanza futura de estos pacientes
mientras acceden a trasplante hepático.


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Villanueva Bendek I. Síndrome hepatorrenal: Revisión de la literatura. Rev. Colomb. Nefrol. [Internet]. 1 de julio de 2014 [citado 18 de mayo de 2021];1(2):118-29. Disponible en: https://revistanefrologia.org/index.php/rcn/article/view/183



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