Epidemiology of cardiorenal syndrome.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The interdependence of cardiac and renal dysfunction has emerged as a focus of intense interest in heart failure management due to the substantial associated morbidity and mortality. Captured in the clinical entity known as cardiorenal syndrome, recent definitions afford discussion of the acute and longitudinal evaluation and management of these patients. This article discusses potential pathophysiologic mechanisms of cardiorenal syndrome, epidemiology, inpatient and long-term care (including investigational therapies and mechanical fluid removal), and end-of-life and palliative care.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mentz, RJ; Lewis, EF

Published Date

  • July 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 6 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 333 - 346

PubMed ID

  • 20630408

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1551-7136

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.hfc.2010.03.001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States