Acute Kidney Injury
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.
For patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease, resting heart rate predicts renal outcomes singly and in combination.
Aspirin and clonidine increased the risk of major bleeding and clinically important hypotension in acute kidney injury (AKI).
Highest quintile of hemoglobin associated with 6-fold increased odds of complete or partial recovery of anemia in acute kidney injury (AKI).
Researchers observe a significant 21% increased odds of rehospitalization for acute kidney injury (AKI) within 30 days.
Review shows reduction in acute kidney injury with high-dose statins versus low-dose or placebo.
Dr. Kalantar-Zadeh: Patients with Ebola deserve to be offered renal replacement therapy, even if odds of survival are slim.
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.
Dr. Moe spoke about the importance of nephrology research and how a prize competition can facilitate the process.
Increasing ASA scores are associated with an increasing likelihood of post-operative acute kidney injury.
Use of the protocol, which is based on left ventricular end-diastolic pressure, was associated with a 59% relative risk reduction.
Dialysis is not necessarily in the patient's best interest, clinicians and ethicists say.
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NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- 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)