Latest Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) News
Study findings show that contrast dosing is only a minor contributor to the overall burden of AKI.
In a study, the incidence of hyperphosphatemia, ionized hypocalcemia, and ionized hypercalcemia was 44%, 22%, and 23%, respectively.
Findings among patients at high risk of acute kidney injury, undergoing cardiac surgery
AKI developed in bodybuilders who injected anabolic steroids and ingested commercial protein and creatine products.
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
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- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)
- Dietary Interventions Improve Hyperphosphatemia Treatment
- Genomic Prostate Score Predicts PCa Recurrence, Adverse Pathology
- New Dyslipidemia Guidelines Eliminate Treatment Targets
- Dysfunctional HDL May Contribute to Excess CVD Risk in CKD Patients
- Weekend Hospitalizations Worsen Outcomes for Metastatic PCa Patients
- Obesity, Diabetes Hike Post-Cystectomy Surgical Site Infection Risk
- No Worse Outcomes After Salvage Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer
- Some Post-Cystectomy Risks Increase with Older Age, Comorbidities
- Laparoscopically Harvesting Right Kidneys from Living Donors Safe
- Local Tumor Ablation of Small Renal Masses Offers Survival Edge