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.
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.
Hospitalized men and women in the highest quartile of serum uric acid had a 3-fold higher risk of acute kidney injury than those in the lowest quartile.
Elevated calcium-phosphate product at hospital admission is associated with an increased risk of acute kidney injury.
Higher incidence seen for in-hospital mortality, acute respiratory failure, acute kidney injury.
In a meta-analysis, the risks for premature death nearly doubled, CKD nearly tripled, and ESRD nearly quintupled after an episode of acute kidney injury.
In a study, nearly 1 in 10 cancer patients on systemic therapy experienced an episode of acute kidney injury.
The risk of post-contrast acute kidney injury increased with decreasing renal function.
Two molecular sub-phenotypes perform differently in response to vasopressin therapy.