Therapeutic strategies for heart failure in cardiorenal syndromes

Andrew A. House, Mikko Haapio, Johan Lassus, Rinaldo Bellomo, Claudio Ronco

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Cardiorenal syndromes are disorders of the heart and kidneys whereby acute or long-term dysfunction in one organ may induce acute or long-term dysfunction of the other. The management of cardiovascular diseases and risk factors may influence, in a beneficial or harmful way, kidney function and progression of kidney injury. In this review, we assess therapeutic strategies and discuss treatment options for the management of patients with heart failure with decreased kidney function and highlight the need for future high-quality studies in patients with coexisting heart and kidney disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)759-773
Number of pages15
JournalAmerican Journal of Kidney Diseases
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • acute kidney injury
  • cardiorenal syndrome
  • chronic kidney disease
  • Heart failure
  • kidney function
  • renocardiac syndrome
  • worsening kidney function

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