Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 2017 Jul;24(4):261-266
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI; and Division of Cardiology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH.
Acute decompensated heart failure is a common cause of hospitalization with worsening kidney function or acute kidney injury often complicating the admission, which can result in further dysfunction of both systems in the form of a cardiorenal syndrome. Therapy in this arena has been largely empiric as rigorous clinical trial data to inform therapeutic choices are lacking. Here we review and discuss the available clinical evidence for common approaches to the management of this condition. Read More