Latest Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) News
Recipients of AKI kidneys have patient and graft survival rates similar to those of recipients of non-AKI kidneys.
Older users of proton pump inhibitors had a 2-fold increased risk of AKI compared with non-users.
Investigators propose a protocol for when patients should be referred to nephrologists.
Recent meta-analysis compared continuous renal replacement therapy and extended daily dialysis.
Excessive consumption of iced tea has been linked to renal failure caused by oxalate nephropathy in a case study appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Observational studies strongly support a correlation between synthetic marijuana and kidney damage.
Absence of association observed in patients with normal or near-normal baseline estimated glomerular filtration rate.
Mission 0by25 hopes to stop preventable deaths from AKI by 2025.
For reasons that are unclear, certain organs even performed better 6 months after transplant
The higher the dose of vancomycin, the greater the risk, researchers found.
A substantial minority of surviving patients also developed long-term dependence on dialysis.
In this Australian study, nearly 15% of hip- or knee-replacement patients experienced acute kidney injury--far higher than previously thought.
Acute kidney injury developed in 23% of renal cell carcinoma patients receiving everolimus.
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