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.
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.