Tag Archives: cirrhosis

The Pathophysiology of Edematous Diseases

Below is a PowerPoint presentation that I will give to the South Plains Kidney Foundation Medical Symposium this coming Friday, May 3. PowerPoint Edema

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Hepatorenal Syndrome – Slide Presentation

Below is the PowerPoint presentation of a talk on the Hepatorenal Syndrome that I gave today to the Fall Medical/Surgical  Conference sponsored jointly by the Lubbock-Crosby-Garza Medical Society and the Covenant Health System.   Click to download the PowerPoint presentation Hepatorenal Syndrome

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Hepatorenal Syndrome

The September 24th issue of the New England Journal of Medicine has an excellent review article by Ginès and Schrier on Renal Failure in Cirrhosis. It reviews the pathogenesis of the circulatory events by which severe liver disease compromises renal function. Surprisingly, the authors omit a key step in the pathophysiology of compensated cirrhosis. Look…

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