Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Managing cardiorenal syndrome in the context of heart failure

Apr. 1, 2016 - VBWG Meeting at ACC 2016, Chicago, IL, USA - Peter A. McCullough, MD - Baylor University and Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA

McCullough addresses the concept of a cardiorenal syndrome, specifically in the context of heart failure. in 25% of patients with acute decompensated HF, serum creatinine rises and patients can manifest kidney injury, associated with worse prognosis. McCullough considers the effects of various pharmacotherapeutic options.

Educational information

Vascular Biology Working Group Meeting at ACC 2016, Chicago, IL, USA

Disclosures

Peter A. McCullough, MD - Cardiologist at Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute, Dallas, TX, USA