Researchers developed a risk score that accurately predicted risk of acute kidney injury among orthopedic surgery patients, according to a recent British study. ... There are few risk scores available for predicting acute kidney injury in noncardiac
Photo by Thinkstock. Finally, in 2012, the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury was published and endorsed by the National Kidney Foundation. ... This assumption is not made for acute
Patients with acute stroke who underwent computed tomographic angiography (CTA) had similar rates of acute kidney injury and creatinine changes as those who had noncontrast head CTs, a new retrospective study ... The number of patients with acute kidney
A. Acute interstitial nephritis. B. Cholesterol emboli. C. Normotensive ischemic acute kidney injury. ... Which of the following is the most likely cause of this patient's acute kidney injury?
NephroCheck, a laboratory test to determine if critically ill patients are at risk for moderate to severe acute kidney injury (AKI).
Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment for acute kidney injury in this patient? ... Correct answer: D. 25% albumin. The most appropriate treatment for acute kidney injury in this patient is 25% albumin.
Acute kidney injury never really had a formal definition or criteria for diagnosis until probably the last ten years.”. ... No single clinical trial has conclusively shown any therapy that is effective in established acute kidney injury,” said Dr.
F.Persistent renal damage after contrast-induced acute kidney injury: incidence, evolution, risk factors, and prognosis. ... Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Acute Kidney Injury Work Group.KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury.
A secondary endpoint, contrast-associated acute kidney injury, did not differ significantly between groups. ... The PRESERVE trial closes the lengthy chapter on N-acetylcysteine and sodium bicarbonate for [contrast-induced acute kidney injury] prevention
Fenves, the co-author of a review article titled “Before You Call Renal: Acute Kidney Injury for Hospitalists,” published in the June Journal of Hospital Medicine. ... 6. Avoid use of potentially nephrotoxic agents in those with acute kidney injury