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.
A prospective cohort study has shown plasma NGAL to be an accurate biomarker for predicting acute kidney injury.
A noninvasive, nonpharmacologic, ultrasound-based method of preventing renal ischemia-reperfusion injury could help prevent surgery-related AKI.
It might decrease the likelihood of renal function decline, however.
Nephrology consultations more than 48 after the day of acute kidney injury diagnosis are associated with greater mortality and dialysis dependence risk.
Prospective randomized study finds no difference in in-hospital mortality and dialysis dependence at three months compared with usual-start dialysis.
Dialysis dependence found to be less likely with continuous rather than intermittent renal replacement therapy.
Acute kidney injury was most likely to develop in men receiving combined androgen blockade.
Oral fluoroquinolones are associated with a small but significantly increased risk of acute kidney injury (AKI).
Calculations may fail to take into account the expected fall in creatinine due to loss of muscle mass.
Use of the drugs is also associated with a decreased need for dialysis.
Increased rate of acute kidney injury observed with the use of gentamicin plus flucloxacillin after orthopedic surgery.