Heart Failure Reviews

, Volume 16, Issue 6, pp 569–573

Arrhythmic complication in cardiorenal syndrome

  • Luigi Padeletti
  • Lisa Innocenti
  • Alessandro Paoletti Perini
  • Edoardo Gronda


In this paper, two different aspects of the relationship between chronic kidney disease and sudden cardiac death (SCD) have been reviewed. In end-stage renal disease patients, SCD risk is increased, and among patients implanted with a cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), dialysed ones carry a superior relative risk compared to non-dialysed ones. Cardiorenal syndrome patients have increase in SCD risk, and when receiving ICD implantation, survival improves.


Sudden cardiac death End-stage renal disease Implanted cardioverter defibrillator Cardiorenal syndrome Haemodialysis Ventricular arrhythmias Glomerular filtration rate Cardiac remodelling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luigi Padeletti
    • 1
  • Lisa Innocenti
    • 1
  • Alessandro Paoletti Perini
    • 1
  • Edoardo Gronda
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto di Clinica Medica e CardiologiaUniversità degli Studi di FirenzeFlorenceItaly
  2. 2.FESC Gruppo MultimedicaIRCCS Sesto San GiovanniMilanItaly

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