Latest Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) News
According to the authors, this is the first study to identify medications most commonly reported for a specific adverse reaction using the FAERS database.
For hospitalized patients, risk also increased for those receiving 3 or more CNS antidepressants.
If the study findings are confirmed, earlier detection of heart failure could save lives, according to researchers.
Early acetaminophen exposure after pediatric cardiac surgery may reduce rate of acute kidney injury.
Fluid restriction has no impact on disability-free survival; increases risk of acute kidney injury
Cystatin C as biomarker, kidney function marker linked to 20-year cumulative incidence of HI.
Investigators report that female vs male sex was associated with a significant 14% lower mortality risk following an episode of community-acquired acute kidney injury.
In the most comprehensive study of its kind, investigators find that acute kidney injury not requiring hospitalization is associated with a 90% increased mortality risk.
In a large study, caffeine administration to neonates born before 33 weeks' gestation reduced their odds of experiencing AKI by a significant 80%.
AKI hospitalizations were 4 times more likely among patients with diabetes.
No patient had a 25% or greater rise in serum creatinine 48 hours after receiving a median 13 mL of contrast for diagnostic coronary angiography, with an additional 13 mL for percutaneous coronary intervention.
AKI associated with 27% increased risk of hypoglycemia among patients with diabetes.
High risk of AKI in first year after non-kidney solid organ transplant; in turn, increases CKD risk.
Early and late initiation of renal replacement therapy for AKI in critically ill patients are associated with similar long-term risks of death, chronic kidney disease, and end-stage renal disease.
Though hospital admission rates have increased, inpatient death has improved from 2003 to 2012.
NEPHROLOGY & UROLOGY NEWS
- Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)
- Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
- Contrast Nephropathy
- Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
- Diabetic Nephropathy
- End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
- Lupus Nephritis
- Peritoneal Dialysis
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (SHPT)