Death risk increased 51% to 66% over 90 days in AKI inpatients receiving ultrafiltration faster than 1.75 mL/kg/h compared with less than 1.01 mL/kg/h.
The risk of negative renal outcomes, including CKD upgrading, increases along with duration of acute kidney injury following partial nephrectomy
Metachromatic-appearing fractured casts in the lumen of renal tubules (arrow) with surrounding syncytial giant cell reaction (Periodic acid-Schiff stain). Image courtesy of Jonathan Zuckerman, MD A 64-year-old man with past medical history of pre-diabetes, hypertension, benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), elevated PSA, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and degenerative joint disease affecting T11 to L1 after extensive back…
Unlike other antibiotics, clindamycin has rarely been associated with AKI
In a study, high-intensity statin use was associated with a statistically significant increased risk of acute kidney injury among older adults, but the magnitude of the increased risk was clinically small.
A 58-year-old man with past medical history of cysteinuria and recurrent cysteine stones underwent percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL) to remove a large calculus
Serum hepcidin rises significantly as early as 4 and 8 hours after percutaneous coronary intervention.
A large retrospective study found that the acid-suppressing medications increase the risk of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease.
Individuals taking more than 7 defined daily doses of NSAIDs each month had 20% greater risks of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease than those taking none.
In a large study, older age, black race, Hispanic ethnicity, anemia, decreased renal function, and cardiovascular comorbidities emerged as independent predictors of recurrent acute kidney injury.