Latest Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) News
CKD progression from stage 3 to stage 4 also was associated with increased risks of acute kidney injury and hospitalization.
AKI, albuminuria, eGFR considered separately or together can predict adverse outcomes in diabetes.
Fewer than half of patients with TFD-linked AKI had renal function recovery after drug withdrawal.
Increased risk observed in the VA health system unlikely to be fully explained by disparities in access to care.
AKI is independently associated with a 27% increased risk of heart failure, according to a study of hospitalized U.S. veterans.
AKI developed in 2.1% of operations and was more common after major, open, and acute surgeries.
Risk of developing acute kidney injury similar with buffered crystalloid, saline.
New studies may clarify the risks associated with antibiotic combinations that include vancomycin, a drug with well-known nephrotoxicities.
Study of sugarcane workers in Nicaragua may help to explain a high prevalence of chronic kidney disease in Central America.
These factors include a history of heart failure, which was associated with 3-fold increased odds of acute kidney injury.
A uric acid level above 9.4 mg/dL at admission is associated with 79% increased odds of AKI compared with a level of 5.8-7.6 mg/dL.
It is associated with a lower risk of adverse renal outcomes compared with midazolam.
Risk factors include longer duration of AKI and hospitalization for congestive heart failure, acute coronary syndrome, and decompensated advanced liver disease.
Remarkably, 40% of men report an increase in use of performance-enhancing supplements; 29% are also concerned about their use.
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- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
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- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)