Heart and kidneys are directly interrelated. Consequently, a disease of one organ interferes with the other organ. This is called "cardio-renal syndrome".
The DiaPat® combination of the single tests RenOM and KardiOM is based on the innovative diagnostic approach of urinary proteome analysis allowing an early and reliable detection of coronary artery disease and chronic kidney disease as well as differential diagnosis of chronic kidney disease. The test enables differentiation between the following kidney diseases: Minimal Change Disease (MCD), Membranous Glomerulonephritis (MNGN), Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), Lupus Nephritis (SLE), Immunoglobulin-A-Nephropathy (IgA-Nephropathy) and Vascular Nephropathy. Concerning diagnosis of Diabetic Nephropathy read more here.
Both DiaPat® tests in combination with early therapeutic intervention are capable to prevent progression of coronary artery disease and renal damage and therefore significantly improve the clinical prognosis.
Advantages of the DiaPat® test combination RenOM + KardiOM
- Painless (non-invasive urine sample)
- Riskless (no negative side effects)
- Reliable (detection of both chronic kidney disease and coronary artery disease with high accuracy)
For many years, heart attack and stroke have ranked among the worldwide leading causes of death. Deposits that build up in the arteries and narrow them are responsible for that condition. In the case of an acute vascular obliteration, myocardial infarction or stroke occur. Worldwide 12% of deaths are associated with myocardial infarction. With 10% of total deaths the number of strokes per year is almost as high.
In the case plaques are timely detected, a respective drug therapy together with lifestyle interventions can significantly reduce the risk for both diseases.
Chronic kidney diseases proceed without any symptoms for a long time. Also hypertension remains commonly undetected, but can severely damage the kidneys. The essential detoxification rate of the kidneys is reduced and toxic compounds cannot be secreted any more. In the case of severe reductions in filtration rate, regular renal dialysis or transplantation is required. Early beginning of therapy can avoid the progression of kidney damage.