Ascites characterisation Related articles:Refractory ascitesLiver cirrhosis follow-upHepatorenal syndrome (HRS)Hepatopulmonary syndrome (HPS)Hepatic Encephalopathy gradeKing’s College criteria for liver transplantation Overview of ascites characterisation by calculating the SAAG (Serum-Ascites Albumin Gradient). Grading of ascites. Contraindications to paracentesis. 20 gr of Albumine for every 2 L ascites drainage above 5 L References: Management of Decompensated Cirrhosis EASL..
Acute kidney Injury (AKI) and hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) in patients with liver cirrhosis; diagnostic criteria, classification and management. Hepato-renal classification: HRS type 1: characterized by a rapid and progressive impairment in renal function (increase in serum creatinine of equal to or greater than 100% compared to baseline to a level higher than 2.5 mg/dl in ..