Aortic calcification may lead to arterial degradation that increases the risk for acute kidney injury, according to investigators.
Despite a warning from the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System, studies have found that SGLT2 inhibitor use is not associated with an increased risk of AKI.
Acute kidney injury frequently occurs during neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer.
Serum lactate is a useful biomarker in risk stratification, according to investigators.
Acute kidney injury developed in 62% of patients who underwent liver transplantation.
AKI occurs in up to 30% of patients having cardiac surgery.
Nearly 1 in 4 pediatric severe sepsis hospitalizations involved acute kidney injury.
Results were consistent for patients with and without pre-existing chronic kidney disease.
In addition to cardiovascular disease, gout is associated with an increased risk of dying from genitourinary conditions, such as chronic kidney disease.
Results highlight a “pivotal opportunity” to improve care after hospitalization with AKI, according to investigators.