Latest Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) News
Statin users had 30% increased odds of acute kidney injury and 36% increased odds of chronic kidney disease compared with non-users.
In a case-control study, the treatment did not adversely affect mortality or recovery from AKI.
Results of some urine and blood tests are unlikely to affect diagnosis or management of acute kidney injury.
Even mild AKI with rapid recovery is associated with increased risk of chronic kidney disease stage 3 or higher.
Even surgery patients with stage 1 AKI without true organ damage had a 43% increase in cardiovascular mortality risk within 10 years compared with patients with no kidney disease.
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.
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