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Congestive Heart Failure | Risk Factors for Acute Renal Insufficiency Associated with Diuretic Therapy

Purpose:

To identify a patient with congestive heart failure (CHF) who may develop acute renal insufficiency during diuretic therapy based on the study of Sun et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

I12.9, T50.9, I50.0

Description:

Sun et al identified risk factors for acute renal insufficiency developing in a patient treated with diuretics for congestive heart failure (CHF). These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center in Brooklyn.

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