Does your sympathetic nervous system get activated when you notice acute kidney injury in patients with cirrhosis? Ever wonder how to really diagnose hepatorenal syndrome (HRS)? Think you have the bile-acid-stones to start diuretics on a patient requiring pressor support for kidney failure? You have come to the right place! Listen to @kidney_boy Joel Topf, HRS expert Juan Carlos Velez (@veleznephhepato), and self-proclaimed most-handsome-nephrologist Bill Whittier (@TWhittier_RUSH) tackle the complex pathophysiology and treatment of hepatorenal syndrome in this NephMadness 2019 special episode!
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Written and produced by: Justin Berk MD, Nora Taranto MS4
Infographic by: Alex M @nephroguy
Hosts: Matthew Watto MD
Edited by: Matthew Watto MD, Emi Okamoto MD
Guests: Joel Topf MD, Juan Carlos Velez MD, Bill Whittier MD