Explore the latest in acute kidney injury, including advances in prevention, diagnosis, and management.
This study uses data from the Alberta Kidney Disease Network population database to evaluate the association of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker use with posthospitalization outcomes in patients with acute kidney injury.
This randomized clinical trial determines the optimal therapeutic dose, effect on kidney function, and adverse effects of human recombinant alkaline phosphatase in patients who are critically ill with sepsis-associated acute kidney injury.
Following esophageal resection for cancer, a 73-year-old man was admitted to the ICU with pneumonia and progressive acute respiratory failure, and he was placed on mechanical ventilation. At day 5, his creatinine level continued to increase. How would you proceed?
This cohort study evaluated associations of increased creatinine levels, hyperkalemia, and continuation of therapy with the risk of emergency department visits, hospitalizations, and mortality within 1 year after initiation of renin angiotensin aldosterone system inhibitor (RAASI) therapy in patients with chronic kidney disease.
This population-based study examines the outcomes of acute kidney injury and readmission in patients with preoperative proteinuria.
This Viewpoint discusses progress in the recognition and management of acute kidney injury (AKI) since publication in 2012 of KDIGO clinical practice guidelines to improve AKI outcomes, and proposes next steps in management, including use of biomarkers, risk alerts, and care bundles, to improve AKI prevention and outcomes.
This multicenter cohort study examines the association of caffeine administration with acute kidney injury in preterm neonates in the first 7 days after birth.
This cohort study used a comprehensive database shared by 6 hospitals to determine the association between the administration of combination therapy for serious infections and the development of acute kidney injury in hospitalized children.
This study uses data from Canadian administrative and clinical ambulatory databases to derive and validate risk prediction models for advanced chronic kidney disease in patients hosptialized with acute kidney injury.
This cross-sectional study uses NCDR CathPCI Registry data to examine the variation in contrast volume and acute kidney injury incidence among physicians who perform percutaneous coronary intervention.
This study surveyed international nephrology society leaders, policy makers, and patient representatives to assess regional resources and ability to care for patients with kidney disease.
This study examines the incidence of and risk factors for acute kidney injury among children with type 1 diabetes who are hospitalized for diabetic ketoacidosis.
This randomized clinical trial compares peritoneal dialysis and furosemide for prevention of fluid overload among infants who undergo cardiac surgery and are at high risk for acute kidney injury.
This cohort study assesses long-term kidney outcomes after pediatric cardiac surgery and explores whether perioperative acute kidney injury is associated with worse long-term kidney outcomes.
This Viewpoint discusses the challenges of using direct oral anticoagulants in patients with atrial fibrillation and chronic kidney disease.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of early vs delayed initiation of renal replacement therapy on 90-day all-cause mortality among critically ill patients with AKI.
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