Journal article

Cardiorenal syndrome: Multi-organ dysfunction involving the heart, kidney and vasculature

Feby Savira, Ruth Magaye, Danny Liew, Christopher Reid, Darren J Kelly, Andrew R Kompa, S Jeson Sangaralingham, John C Burnett, David Kaye, Bing H Wang

British Journal of Pharmacology | WILEY | Published : 2020


Cardiorenal syndrome (CRS) is a multi-organ disease, encompassing heart, kidney and vascular system dysfunction. CRS is a worldwide problem, with high morbidity, mortality, and inflicts a significant burden on the health care system. The pathophysiology is complex, involving interactions between neurohormones, inflammatory processes, oxidative stress and metabolic derangements. Therapies remain inadequate, mainly comprising symptomatic care with minimal prospect of full recovery. Challenges include limiting the contradictory effects of multi-organ targeted drug prescriptions and continuous monitoring of volume overload. Novel strategies such as multi-organ transplantation and innovative dial..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

National Health and Medical Research Council, Grant/Award Numbers: 1087355, 1092642; Monash Graduate Scholarship; Monash University International Postgraduate Research Scholarship