When is abdominal ultrasonography indicated in the workup of hepatorenal syndrome (HRS)?

Updated: Oct 16, 2017
  • Author: Deepika Devuni, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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This is a useful noninvasive test to help exclude hydronephrosis and intrinsic renal disease, which may be characterized by bilateral small kidneys. When combined with Doppler studies, valuable information may be provided on renal vascular flow.


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