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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Schwenger, V; Remppis, B A; Westenfeld, R; Weinreich, T; Brunkhorst, R; Schieren, G; Krumme, B; Haller, H; Schmieder, R; Schlieper, G; Frye, B; Hoppe, U C; Hoyer, J; Keller, T; Blumenstein, M; Schunkert, H; Mahfoud, F; Rump, L C 
Title:
[Dialysis and ultrafiltration therapy in patients with cardio-renal syndrome: recommendations of the working group "heart-kidney" of the German Cardiac Society and the German Society of Nephrology]. 
Abstract:
Renal failure is common in patients with severe heart failure. This complex pathophysiological interaction has been classified as cardio-renal syndrome. In these patients hydropic decompensation is the main cause of hospitalization. In patients with refractory heart failure, characterized by diuretic resistance and congestion due to volume overload, ultrafiltration has to be considered. In acute decompensated heart failure with worsening of renal function, extracorporeal ultrafiltration is the p...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Dtsch Med Wochenschr 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
139 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
e1-8 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0012-0472 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Herz- und Kreislauferkrankungen