S. Hasan Naqvi

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Hepatocellular carcinoma

Hepatocellular carcinoma I. What every physician needs to know. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), also known as hepatoma, is the most common primary malignant neoplasm of the liver arising from hepatocytes and is second leading cause of cancer death worldwide. Most HCC cases arise in the setting of cirrhosis (80-90%), particularly secondary to chronic viral hepatitis. HCC…

Hepatorenal syndrome

Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS) I. What every physician needs to know. Hepatorenal syndrome (HRS) is a potentially reversible form of renal failure seen in patients with advance liver disease and occasionally in acute fulminant liver failure. HRS is a diagnosis of exclusion and it is diagnosed when all other causes of renal failure have been ruled…

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