Renal Dysfunction in HF: A Catch 22 Situation


Dr I Sathyamurthy, Chennai    04 January 2018

  1. Renal involvement is not only due to low CI, but also increased venous pressures.
  2. Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL): Blood/urine biomarker for early recognition. Low-dose frusemide infusion preferable.
  3. In resistant cases, ultrafiltration may be helpful for symptom relief.

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