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High-dose statins associated with more admissions for acute kidney injury

High-potency statins were associated with more hospital admissions for acute kidney injury than lower-potency doses, a study found. ... Results appeared online March 19 at BMJ. Among 2,008,003 patients without chronic kidney disease, there were 4,691
March 2013

MKSAP quiz on acute kidney injury

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.
December 2015

Acute kidney injury requiring dialysis has increased in the U.S.

Acute kidney injury (AKI) requiring dialysis has rapidly increased in the U.S. ... over the past decade, a new study reports. Acute kidney injury (AKI) requiring dialysis has rapidly increased in the U.S.
December 2012

Acute kidney injury risk factors identified in orthopedic surgery patients

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
November 2015

Acute kidney injury rates similar whether stroke patients received CTA or noncontrast CT

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
July 2016

MKSAP quiz on acute kidney injury

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?
October 2013

Standardized rounds, antibiotics and acute kidney injury, and more

Combination therapy with vancomycin and piperacillin-tazobactam is associated with significantly higher risk for acute kidney injury (AKI) than either drug alone, a recent study found. ... The statement said that NOACs increase bleeding risk in patients
June 2017

Contrast-induced acute kidney injury

KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury. Kidney Int. 2012; Suppl 2: 1-138. ,. ... KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury. Kidney Int. 2012; Suppl 2: 1-138. ).
December 2014

Test yourself: Acute kidney injury

The following cases and commentary, which address acute kidney injury, are excerpted from ACP's Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program (MKSAP 15).. ... TTP is characterized by thrombocytopenia, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, acute kidney injury,
May 2010

Preventing AKI

6. Avoid use of potentially nephrotoxic agents in those with acute kidney injury or who are at risk for developing acute renal injury. ... Physician Prevention of Acute Kidney Injury. Am J Med. 2015;128:1001-6 [PMID: 25912198] with permission from
December 2015

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