Acute renal failure developed in three women who received cosmetic soft-tissue filler injections in the buttocks at a North Carolina facility, according to a recent article in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (2008;57:453-456).
Intermittent hemodialysis and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) appear to lead to similar clinical outcomes for patients with acute renal failure (ARF), according to researchers who reviewed 30 randomized controlled trials and eight prospective cohort studies.
Acute renal failure (ARF) in Scotland occurs more frequently than previously thought, according to new research.
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a complex disorder for which there is no uniform definition. AKI has been reported in up to 7% of hospitalized patients, but epidemiologic studies are sparse and confounded by differences in case definitions and heterogeneity in patient populations.
Acute renal failure (ARF) in Scotland occurs more frequently than previously thought, according to researchers.
Strict blood glucose control with insulin may reduce the risk of postoperative renal impairment and renal failure after cardiac surgery, data suggest.