CARDIONEPHROLOGY Patient Care

There is a mutual relationship between kidney and heart; they share more than blood. While many patients with kidney disease suffer from heart disease, patients with heart disease are also prone to impairment of kidney function. Patients with a variety of coexisting cardiovascular and renal diseases are evaluated and treated in this specialized clinic, often in close collaboration with cardiology team. Cardiorenal syndrome, concomitant presence of heart failure and renal dysfunction, represents a complex clinical setting that is managed in this clinic. Patients with advanced heart failure therapies such as those with left ventricular assist device (LVAD) who develop kidney disease are also seen in this clinic by nephrologists that are expert in management of such patients and can provide evidence-based and up-to-date care.

Cardionephrology

There is a mutual relationship between kidney and heart; they share more than blood. While many patients with kidney disease suffer from heart disease, patients with heart disease are also prone to impairment of kidney function. Patients with a variety of coexisting cardiovascular and renal diseases are evaluated and treated in this specialized clinic, often in close collaboration with cardiology team. Cardiorenal syndrome, concomitant presence of heart failure and renal dysfunction, represents a complex clinical setting that is managed in this clinic. Patients with advanced heart failure therapies such as those with left ventricular assist device (LVAD) who develop kidney disease are also seen in this clinic by nephrologists that are expert in management of such patients and can provide evidence-based and up-to-date care.

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