A urine protein-creatinine ratio of 1 g/g or higher is associated with increased risks for requiring kidney replacement therapy, ICU admission, and death, a study found.
Rates of acute kidney injury were found to be higher in patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis undergoing TAVI who had more advanced extravalvular cardiac damage.
In a study, bleeding complications occurred in 24% of patients who experienced acute kidney injury while on vitamin K antagonist therapy.
Prompt diagnosis of AKI and the ability to rule out immune checkpoint inhibitors as the cause may allow patients to continue with cancer immunotherapy.
Individuals diagnosed with a stress-related disorder may warrant increased surveillance of their kidney function, according to study investigators.
In a study of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 complicated by acute kidney injury requiring kidney replacement therapy, almost two-thirds of discharged patients had full recovery of kidney function.
Children with versus those without AKI have lower scores on tests of short-term memory during DKA
A study of US Veterans hospitalized with COVID-19 found wide geographic variability in the hospital-level rates of acute kidney injury.
BNP or NT-proBNP may represent effective markers for the prediction of contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients with acute coronary syndrome undergoing coronary angiography.
In a study of patients with intracerebral hemorrhage, those with baseline creatinine levels of 110 µmol/L or higher and who received higher doses of nicardipine, a hypertensive drug, had an increased risk for acute kidney injury.