No renal protection with low-dose dopamine or nesiritide in acute heart failure

Diuresis to decongest patients with acute heart failure (AHF) is particularly challenging in the setting of renal dysfunction, as these patients are at risk of worsening renal function.¬† Small studies have suggested that low-dose dopamine or nesiritide may increase urine output and maintain renal function in such patients. The Renal Optimization Strategies Evaluation (ROSE) trial […]

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