Special Issue "Worsening Renal Function in Acute Heart Failure"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 December 2023 | Viewed by 240
In a clinical setting of acute heart failure (AHF), worsening renal function (WRF) is frequently experienced after the initiation of AHF treatment. However, the impact of WRF on AHF outcomes remains undetermined. Historically, diuretic-induced WRF during hospitalization has been recognized as a poor prognostic factor. On the other hand, residual congestion, which might be a result of cautious treatment to avoid WRF, has also been recognized as a poor prognostic factor. This discrepancy and the dispute over WRF cause confusion in clinical practice. The aim of this Special Issue is to update current knowledge on WRF in AHF treatment.
Dr. Makoto Takei
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- acute heart failure
- renal function
- cardiorenal syndrome
- cardiovascular outcomes