Latest Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) News
There is a strong association between magnified nadir platelet counts and the severity of AKI.
Women with r-AKI had increased rates of preeclampsia and premature infant births, compared with controls.
The researchers found that stage 2 acute kidney injury was associated with increased risk of delirium and coma as was stage 3 acute kidney injury.
The condition also is associated with greater use of renal-replacement therapy and mechanical ventilation.
It also may shorten intensive care unit and hospital length of stay versus late RRT in critically ill patients, meta-analysis reveals.
Odds of acute kidney injury increases by 29% with each 1 mg/dL increment in uric acid level at ICU admission.
Factors including low preoperative mean arterial BP tied to increases in eGFR, kidney injury.
Four single-nucleotide polymorphisms at two loci identified in discovery, replication populations.
Hyperphosphatemia was associated with more than double the risk of death from any cause.
The mortality rate among patients with negative fluid balance was just 7.4%, compared with 43.5% for patients with a positive fluid balance.
Study identifies 3 biomarkers that could detect increasing risk of worsening AKI in patients with acute cardiorenal syndrome.
This approach is associated with lower urine output during the first 7 days of therapy.
NSAIDs + diuretics with or without additional renin-angiotensin aldosterone agents demonstrated the strongest level of evidence.
In a meta-analysis, AKI was associated with an 86% increased risk of CV-related death and 38% increased risk of other major CV events.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is strengthening the current warning about the risk of acute kidney injury for drug products containing canagliflozin (Invokana, Invokamet) and dapagliflozin (Farxiga, Xigduo XR).
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- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)