Study findings show that contrast dosing is only a minor contributor to the overall burden of AKI.
In a study, the incidence of hyperphosphatemia, ionized hypocalcemia, and ionized hypercalcemia was 44%, 22%, and 23%, respectively.
Findings among patients at high risk of acute kidney injury, undergoing cardiac surgery
AKI developed in bodybuilders who injected anabolic steroids and ingested commercial protein and creatine products.
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.
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.
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