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.
First in-human use of miniaturized machine shows good outcomes.
Researchers found no statistically significant incidence of CIN in a study of 2,277 patients who had a total of 2,583 CT scans with contrast.
Study of 3,886 diabetics reveals an 85% increased risk compared with diabetics who do not have depression.
In-hospital death risk is increased, a new study found.
Sepsis and diuretic and aminoglycoside use are among the factors associated with an increased risk of acute kidney injury.
Mortality rate is high, especially among patients with HIV/AIDS.
Patients with continuous deterioration of kidney function are at an increased risk of mortality.
Condition significantly increases the risk of cardiovascular events and death.
AKI develops in 7% of patients undergoing PCI.
More than 60% of patients had died within four years of entry into a clinical trial of different RRT intensities for acute kidney injury.
Patients found to have a 67% increased risk of coronary events or death compared with patients who did not suffer acute kidney injury.
Acute kidney injury seen in 7% of patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.
Lithium promotes kidney repair in mouse models.
Patients hospitalized with AKI experienced more adverse renocardiovascular events than patients hospitalized with MI.
Absence of a link found in a pooled analysis of two trials with a total of about 8,600 participants.
Hospitalizations for acute kidney injury rose along with increased use of ACE inhibitors and angiotensin receptor antagonists.
ACE inhibitor plus ARB failed to slow disease progression but increased acute kidney injury risk.
The antibiotic inhibits an enzyme that metabolizes calcium-channel blockers, raising levels of these drugs.
Patients whose statins were held in the 24 hours before cardiac surgery had higher levels of kidney injury biomarkers.
After adjusting for health insurance and income, African Americans no longer had a significantly elevated risk than Caucasians.
Infants aged one month or younger who experience acute kidney injury during hospitalization have a 31% death rate.