Latest Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) News
In a meta-analysis, the risks for premature death nearly doubled, CKD nearly tripled, and ESRD nearly quintupled after an episode of acute kidney injury.
In a study, nearly 1 in 10 cancer patients on systemic therapy experienced an episode of acute kidney injury.
The risk of post-contrast acute kidney injury increased with decreasing renal function.
Two molecular sub-phenotypes perform differently in response to vasopressin therapy.
In a Canadian study of patients who experienced AKI during hospitalization, treatment with an ACEI or ARB within 6 months of discharge was associated with a 15% lower risk for death after 2 years.
In a propensity score-matched analysis, AKI was associated with a 3.4-fold greater risk of dementia.
Statin use vs non-use among patients hospitalized with dialysis-requiring acute kidney injury is associated with decreased risks of 1-year and in-hospital all-cause mortality, a study found.
Individuals with a serum bicarbonate level below 24 mEq/L have a 2-fold increased risk of AKI compared with those with a level of 25-28 mEq/L.
More than half of patients died prematurely, regardless of whether they received early or delayed RRT.
Use of ultra-low contrast volume during percutaneous coronary intervention was associated with 32% decreased odds of acute kidney injury, investigators report.
Stage 1 acute kidney injury accounted for the biggest growth in incidence rate.
Serum uric acid levels above the median prior to cardiac surgery is independently associated with 5.5-fold increased odds of postoperative acute kidney injury.
Sodium bicarbonate infusions decreased the risk of death or organ failure among ICU patients with acute kidney injury and severe metabolic acidemia.
Proteinuria at the time of surgery is associated with an elevated risk of postoperative acute kidney injury and 30-day unplanned readmission.
Reduced kidney injury, better kidney function seen after prolonged cardiopulmonary bypass.
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- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
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- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)
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