Mehrdad Rabiee Rad 1
, Ghazal Ghasempour Dabaghi 1
, Shakiba Hassanzadeh 2* 1
School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Science, Isfahan, Iran.2
Nickan Research Institute, Isfahan, Iran.
One of the possible causes of renal failure due to heart failure is congestive kidney failure (CKF). Venous congestion has a key role in the development of renal dysfunction and damage in patients with heart failure. This condition is named congestive nephropathy. In this mini-review the common causes of congestive kidney failure, its pathophysiology, histopathological changes and treatment are discussed.