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Transplantation - Practical Manual of Abdominal Organ Transplantation - 2002

Transplantation - Practical Manual of Abdominal Organ Transplantation - 2002

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The hepatorenal syndrome is, briefly, renal failure secondary to liver disease.
While the mechanisms of this syndrome are beyond the scope of this chapter,
suffice it to say that hepatic transplantation is the only cure. If renal failure is
severe, dialysis may be necessary prior to transplantation. Further dialysis may be
needed temporarily at the conclusion of the procedure.

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