in patients with cirrhosis and type 1 hepatorenal syndrome: A retrospective multicenter study.
None of the trials found significant differences in bleeding or rebleeding between sclerotherapy and a vasoactive drug (terlipressin
, somatostatin, or octreotide).
Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE:MNK) announced positive top-line results from the pivotal Phase 3 study dubbed CONFIRM that evaluated the efficacy and safety of terlipressin
in 300 adults with hepatorenal syndrome type 1, or HRS-1.
Phase 3 topline results for StrataGraft regenerative tissue and terlipressin
development products are anticipated in the next three months as well.
The analyst expects a number of data catalysts this year from the company, with forthcoming CPP-1X pivotal data in the coming weeks, two Acthar read outs, and the completion of the terlipressin
study in the second half of 2019.
 Diaphragmatic Supportive embolism treatment with narcotic analgesic and short course of terlipressin
Chang et al.
A potential beneficial effect of beta-blockers and terlipressin
, agents that are commonly used in cirrhosis and lower the pressures in the portal venous system, should be also addressed.
It has been shown by determining HVPG and observing waveform after administration of portal pressure lowering drugs like terlipressin
, that from 'monophasic' to 'biphasic' or 'biphasic' to 'triphasic', HVPG change (decrease) was always 3 mm of Hg or more.8 Mean decrease in HVPG on improvement from 'monophasic' waveform to 'biphasic' waveform observed was 5.8 mm of Hg (range 3-10), while with two stepped wave change i.e.
It has been demonstrated that epinephrine, but not norepinephrine, could impair the splanchnic circulation in severe septic shock cases,[sup] whereas dopamine increased the global oxygen demand and impaired the hepatic energy balance.[sup] Moreover, in patients with norepinephrine-dependent septic shock, continuous low-dose vasopressin infusion resulted in hepatic perfusion damage;[sup] however, terlipressin
blunted the progressive decrease in the MAP without any detrimental effects on hepatosplanchnic perfusion, oxygen exchange, and metabolism.[sup] Consequently, it was important to monitor the multiple factors that affected the hepatic perfusion alterations during resuscitation.
(2,3) Currently, vasopressin and terlipressin
(AVP/TP) have emerged as promising agents for the management of refractory shock in critically ill children.
in hepatorenal syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis," International Urology and Nephrology, vol.