acute renal failure

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Noun1.acute renal failure - renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tractacute renal failure - renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract
kidney failure, renal failure - inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance
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He said the acute kidney injury of Atio 'could be caused by various events' such as severe blunt trauma to the muscles, a failing heart, medicines that were toxic and excreted through the kidneys, artificially prepared food products that were toxic to the kidneys, direct blunt injury to the kidneys or the dying stage itself.
Out of 65 patients of oliguric acute kidney injury 18 patients were due to malaria, 16 patients were due to acute gastroenteritis, 13 patients were due to vasculotoxic snake bite, 10 patients were due to unknown aetiology and 4 patients were each due to sepsis and leptospirosis.
Patients with AKI were found to be more higher age, increased weight, bilateral stones, lower ureteric stones and with co morbidities in comparison to those who were without acute kidney injury.
Outcome of critically ill patients with acute kidney injury using the AKIN criteria.
The American College of Radiology (2013) has defined CI-AKI with the Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN) criteria along with AKI occurring within 48 hours after the injection of the iodinated contrast material.
This article will review the pathophysiology of acute kidney injury caused by lymphoma.
With wide application of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) technology in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI) has become a serious complication and is the third leading cause of AKI in hospitalized patients.
Extending the life of the extracorporeal circuit can help patients with acute kidney injury remain on renal replacement therapy as prescribed, while reducing potential complications that can occur when the blood circuit needs to be replaced.
Acute kidney injury in the perioperative period is a serious complication which often has an adverse effect on the course of treatment and outcome in surgical patients.
From March 2013, when canagliflozin was approved, to October 2015, FDA received reports of 101 confirmable cases of acute kidney injury, some requiring hospitalization and dialysis, with canagliflozin or dapagliflozin use," the FDA statement said.
Marie Ferguson was urgently referred to the Royal Liverpool Hospital in July, 2015, after four days of constant vomiting and diarrhoea, which sparked an acute kidney injury.

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