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Hyponatremia With Hyperkalemia Worsens AKI Outcomes

Patients with AKI in the intensive care unit who had low serum sodium accompanied by high serum potassium at hospital admission had a 45% increased risk of 90-day mortality, a study found.
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Urinary Marker Predicts AKI Following Cardiac Surgery

Elevated preoperative levels of urinary dickkopf-3 in patients undergoing cardiac surgery independent predicts development of acute kidney injury and persistently reduced renal function after surgery, a study found.

AKI and New-Onset Proteinuria

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 surgery 1 year previously presented with diffuse joint and bone pain the past few months as well as fatigue. He had a rising serum creatinine…