Researchers may have found a predictor for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) in kidney transplant recipients.
Acute kidney injury is common in critically ill surgical patients and is associated with worse survival.
No increased risk of acute kidney injury with pre-colonoscopy sodium phosphate versus polyethylene glycol.
The association stems from performing prolonged, physically overwhelming work in an unhealthy environment.
Other predictors include neurovascular disease, obesity, and surgical approach.
NephroCheck detects substances in the urine that are associated with acute kidney injury (AKI).
Individuals aged 65 and older are more likely than younger people to develop AIN as a result of medication use.
Seniors taking atypical antipsychotic drugs are at higher risk of acute kidney injury.
Quality improvements protect patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
Severe CKD raised the risk of in-hospital death after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.
Taiwan study reveals a 25% increased risk of stroke among patients who recover from dialysis-requiring acute kidney injury.
Meta-analysis reveals a 46% decreased risk of contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients undergoing coronary catheterization.
Patients are more likely to die if their acute kidney injury was acquired in the hospital rather than in the community.
In a study of 133 cases, the proton pump inhibitor omeprazole was the leading drug cause.
Critically ill patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome are at 11 times increased risk of acute kidney injury.