Brain-kidney cross-talk: Definition and emerging evidence.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Cross-talk is broadly defined as endogenous homeostatic signaling between vital organs such as the heart, kidneys and brain. Kidney-brain cross-talk remains an area with excitingly few publications despite its purported clinical relevance in the management of currently undertreated conditions such as resistant hypertension. Therefore, this review aims to establish an organ-specific definition for kidney-brain cross-talk and review the available and forthcoming literature on this topic.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Afsar, B; Sag, AA; Yalcin, CE; Kaya, E; Siriopol, D; Goldsmith, D; Covic, A; Kanbay, M

Published Date

  • December 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 36 /

Start / End Page

  • 7 - 12

PubMed ID

  • 27531628

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-0828

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ejim.2016.07.032


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands