Cardiorenal Rescue Study in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure - CARRESS-HF

Description:

Cardiorenal syndrome is a common complication in patients admitted with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF). Slow continuous ultrafiltration (SCUF) is sometimes necessary in patients with ADHF and pulmonary edema who are unresponsive to intravenous (IV) diuretics and develop cardiorenal syndrome. The current trial sought to investigate if SCUF would be superior to stepped pharmacological treatment (conventional management) in improving renal function and promoting weight loss/diuresi...