Acute Kidney Injury
Three-quarters of patients hospitalized with acute kidney injury in Alberta, Canada did not visit a kidney specialist within 12 months of discharge.
Elevated levels of the two proteins can predict risk of acute kidney injury.
Risk of AKI in hospitalized children higher than with IV vancomycin, other antipseudomonal -lactam
AKI occurred with similar frequency among patients who did and did not receive contrast medium.
Findings do not suggest an increased risk of AKI associated with SGLT2 inhibitor use in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Higher mortality was seen in association with an emergency department discharge with acute kidney injury vs no acute kidney injury.
Myocardial infarction patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention had an AKI rate similar to those who did not have the procedure.
Evidence to date provides no clear answer as to whether early or delayed RRT is the best approach.
Chronic kidney disease and anemia are associated with an increased risk for acute kidney injury in patients with pulmonary embolism.
Of the children who developed acute kidney injury, 34.9% had stage 1, 45.3% had stage 2, and 19.8% had stage 3.
An increase in injury and repair biomarker levels suggests structural damage to renal tubules occurring after marathon.
Proton pump inhibitors need not first cause acute kidney injury for CKD risk to be elevated.
Compared with control treatment, RenalGuard therapy correlated with significantly reduced CI-AKI, as well as a reduced need for renal replacement therapy.
Patients with an eGFR below 60 mL/min/1.73 m2 were more likely to die in the hospital or be discharged to hospice.
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.
Medicine is making progress to refine patient care.
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.
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