What causes decreased cardiac output in acute kidney injury (AKI)?

Updated: Dec 24, 2020
  • Author: Biruh T Workeneh, MD, PhD, FASN; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

Decreased cardiac output can be caused by the following:

  • Heart failure
  • Pulmonary embolus
  • Acute myocardial infarction
  • Severe valvular disease
  • Abdominal compartment syndrome - Tense ascites

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