Preventable deaths caused by acute kidney injury (AKI) could be nearly eliminated in just 10 years, according to leading medical experts. This often forgotten condition – which affects around 13 million people every year and contributes to 1.7 million deaths annually — is preventable and can be treated for as little as $US150 per patient. 

A major new Commission from The Lancet and the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) reports on an ISN initiative, launched in 2013, which calls for preventable deaths from AKI to be eliminated by 2025 (0by25).

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