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Dr. Andres Duarte-Rojo reviews the causes of acute kidney injury in patients with cirrhosis. Dr. Duarte-Rojo also provides treatment options for Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS) in liver transplant candidates and explains how to prevent CKD.

Educational Objectives: 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the pathophysiology of acute kidney injury in liver transplant candidates
  • Describe available strategies to treat acute kidney injury in liver transplant candidates with Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Recall renal outcomes following AKI-CKD in liver transplant recipients and explain strategies to prevent CKD


Dr. Andres Duarte-Rojo has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Consultant: Dr. Andres Duarte-Rojo is a consultant for Blue Cross Blue Shield, Echosens

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.

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Release Date: 11/26/2019 | Last Modified On: 11/26/2019 | Expires: 11/26/2020


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