Hepato-renal syndrome is a disorder affecting the kidneys & liver and is associated with liver cirrhosis. Progressive failure of kidneys occurs due to an existing liver disorder, leading to poor blood filtration and ultimately liver failure as well.
Hepatorenal syndrome may present as a multitude of symptoms including
Liver cirrhosis is a major cause of Hepatorenal syndrome. Other causes can include the ones causing cirrhosis or other factors like
Hepatorenal syndrome can only be prevented by following a good lifestyle, adequate diet, practising good hygiene and limiting alcohol consumption.