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World J Nephrol. May 6, 2015; 4(2): 277-286
Published online May 6, 2015. doi: 10.5527/wjn.v4.i2.277
Table 1 Criteria for diagnosis of hepatorenal syndrome in cirrhosis
Cirrhosis with ascites
Serum creatinine > 1.5 mg/dL (133 μmol/L)
Absence of shock
Absence of hypovolemia as defined by no sustained improvement of renal function (creatinine decreasing to < 133 μmol/L) following at least 2 d of diuretic withdrawal (if on diuretics) and volume expansion with albumin at 1 g/kg per day up to a maximum of 100 g/d
No current or recent treatment with nephrotoxic drugs
Absence of parenchymal renal disease as defined by proteinuria < 0.5 g/d, no microhematuria (< 50 red cells/high powered field) and normal renal ultrasonography