Acute Kidney Injury
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
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.
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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)