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To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Reaching the Edge: Kidneys in Advanced Heart Failure

November 05, 2022 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Location: W311, Orange County Convention Center‚ West Building

Session Description

Heart failure is common, costly, and deadly. It frequently requires multidisciplinary management, especially because recent medical and technological advancements have resulted in exponential improvement in patient survival and increased complexity in their care. This session discusses the nephrologic aspects of care for patients with advanced heart failure (such as a patient with a left ventricular assist device on maintenance hemodialysis) and provides an update on how nephrologists can have a role in their management.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Describe the interactions between the kidneys and heart in advanced heart failure
  • Explain the role of point-of-care ultrasound in volume assessment and management
  • Speculate about the future development of approaches to volume management

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Hypertension and Cardiorenal Disorders
  • AKI and Critical Care


  • Kianoush Kashani, MD, MS, FASN
  • Amir Kazory, MD, FASN