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Pilar Celis, Gabriel Rada
Hepatorenal syndrome is a condition associated with very high mortality that may be reverted in some cases with vasoconstrictors. Terlipressin has generally been considered standard treatment, but noradrenaline has been postulated as alternative. Searching in Epistemonikos database, which is maintained by screening 30 databases, we identified six systematic reviews including four pertinent randomized controlled trials. We combined the evidence using meta-analysis and generated a summary of findings following the GRADE approach...
August 27, 2015: Medwave
F Vázquez Rueda, J I Santamaría Ossorio, E Blesa Sánchez
Hydatid disease of the kidney is rare and is responsible for only 1-5% of all hydatid disease. Primary hepatorrenal association with hydatid disease is a 3%. A pre-operative diagnosis is often not considered because of the rarity of the disease and the infrequent occurrence of an isolated disease lesion of the kidney. These diagnosis may be mistaken for hepatic hydatid cyst. The accepted treatment is often the partial or total nephrectomy. We report two patients 4 years-old, of both sexes. On admission, a palpable mass in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen is the only clinical sign...
January 1998: Cirugía Pediátrica: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica
M Alvo, L Vargas
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March 1977: Revista Médica de Chile
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