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REBOOT #145 Hepatorenal Syndrome #NephMadness

March 30, 2022 | By


Tackle the complex pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of hepatorenal syndrome in this Curbsiders classic from #NephMadness 2019 featuring @kidney_boy Joel Topf, HRS expert Juan Carlos Velez (@veleznephhepato), and self-proclaimed most-handsome-nephrologist Bill Whittier (@TWhittier_RUSH) episode! Topics: hepatorenal physiology, renal ultrasound, urine electrolytes, terlipressin, norepinephrine, midodrine and octreotide, albumin challenge, crystalloids vs colloids, and more! Original show notes here.

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  • Written and produced by: Justin Berk MD, Nora Taranto MD
  • Infographic by: Alex M @nephroguy
  • Host: Matthew Watto MD
  • Edited by: Matthew Watto MD (audio), Emi Okamoto MD (written materials)
  • Guests: Joel Topf MD, Juan Carlos Velez MD, Bill Whittier MD


  1. April 15, 2022, 12:58am Angie Short writes:

    I loved this episode. So many big points were covered and then, with a phrase or word, the nuances of the finer points were icing on the cake. I think I'll learn or reinforce more by listening to this more than once and look forward to doing just that. Bravo!

    • October 3, 2022, 11:23am Ask Curbsiders writes:

      Thank you so much for listening! We're glad you found this one helpful!

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