Cardiohepatic Interactions: Implications for Management in Advanced Heart Failure

Akshay Pendyal, Jill Gelow

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    Abstract

    Liver disease is a common sequela of heart failure and can range from mild reversible liver injury to hepatic fibrosis and, in its most severe form, cardiac cirrhosis. Hepatic fibrosis and cirrhosis due to chronic heart failure have important implications for prognosis, medication management, mechanical circulatory support, and heart transplantation. This article reviews the current understanding of liver disease in heart failure and provides a framework for approaching liver disease in the advanced heart failure population.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)349-361
    Number of pages13
    JournalHeart Failure Clinics
    Volume12
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jul 1 2016

    Keywords

    • Advanced heart failure
    • Chronic heart failure
    • Cirrhosis
    • Heart transplantation
    • Hepatic fibrosis
    • Hepatitis C
    • Liver disease
    • Mechanical circulatory support

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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