International Journal of Hepatology / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

Management of Renal Failure and Ascites in Patients with Cirrhosis

Table 2

Therapeutic modalities used in HRS and their effect on renal function and survival.

Therapeutic modalityStudiesImproved renal functionImproved survival

Terlipressin plus albuminRCTs and meta-analysisYesYes
Noradrenaline plus AlbuminRCTsYes? yes
Midodrine plus octreotide plus albuminSingle small RCTYesNo
TIPSNon-RCTsYesNo
Albumin dialysisSmall RCTYesNo
Liver transplantationYesYes