Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/18624
Title: The acute cardiorenal syndrome: Burden and mechanisms of disease
Authors: NIJST, Petra 
Mullens, Wilfried 
Issue Date: 2014
Source: Current heart failure reports, 11 (4), p. 453-462
Abstract: Worsening renal function during the treatment of acute decompensated heart failure, so-called acute cardiorenal syndrome, is very common and complicates the treatment course. The underlying pathophysiology of worsening renal function (WRF) involves variable contributions of renal hemodynamics, neurohormonal activity, and oxidative stress. Historically, WRF has been associated with adverse outcomes. However, emerging data support therapeutic strategies that permit WRF while effectively treating congestion as they are associated with improved outcomes.
Keywords: cardiorenal syndrome; worsening renal function; renal dysfunction; heart failure; congestion; central venous pressure; intraabdominal pressure; renal blood flow; renal perfusion
Document URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1942/18624
ISSN: 1546-9549
DOI: 10.1007/s11897-014-0218-4
Rights: © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014
Category: A3
Type: Journal Contribution
Appears in Collections:Research publications

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
art%3A10.1007%2Fs11897-014-0218-4.pdf
  Restricted Access
325.71 kBAdobe PDFView/Open    Request a copy
Show full item record

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

9
checked on Sep 3, 2020

Page view(s)

44
checked on May 15, 2022

Download(s)

38
checked on May 15, 2022

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.