Hypertension discriminates poorly among target organs and quite often adversely affects the heart and kidney simultaneously. Morbidity and mortality associated with hypertension-mediated damage in these two organ systems is linked to two culprit syndromes in particular—cardiorenal and Pickering syndromes.
How familiar are you with either? Both?
Let’s start with a simple true or false.
There are 2 basic types of cardiorenal syndrome.