Major finding: Sixteen cases of acute kidney injury
occurred after synthetic cannabinoid use in six states in 2012.
Mannitol is an independent risk factor of acute kidney injury
after cerebral trauma: a case-control study.
Acute kidney injury
is a form of acute renal failure that often complicates hospitalizations and severely compromises patient prognosis and survival rates.
Paul McCarthy of the University of Maryland Medical Center will present the abstract "Cell Cycle Arrest Biomarkers Predictive of Early Acute Kidney Injury
in Critically Ill Neurologic Patients.
NephroCheck detects the presence of insulin-like growth-factor binding protein 7 (IGFBP7) and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases (TIMP-2) in the urine, which are associated with acute kidney injury
As a founding member of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI) and the Acute Kidney Injury
Network (AKIN), I have been involved in the development of the RIFLE and AKIN diagnostic and staging criteria for AKI and their subsequent refinement through the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcome (KDIGO) group.
Mark Okusa, MD, Joseph Gigliotti, PhD, University of Virginia, and their colleagues found that a drug-free, noninvasive, ultrasound-based treatment could prevent acute kidney injury
The findings presented at ASN support a Phase II acute kidney injury
clinical study that is initiating enrollment and plans to assess the effectiveness of Bendavia on improving renal function affected by hypertension, severe unilateral renal artery stenosis and angioplasty.
International Society of Nephrology's 0by25 initiative for acute kidney injury
(zero preventable deaths by 2025): a human rights case for nephrology.
A WA Health study that will potentially benefit thousands of Western Australian patients with acute kidney injury
(AKI) is one of seven research projects that will benefit from $70,000 of State Government research infrastructure funding.
Acute kidney injury
(AKI)  is a devastating problem with a high incidence and in-hospital mortality rates of 40%-80% in the intensive care unit (ICU) (1).
They said that high doses of the wonder drugs, prescribed to prevent heart disease and stroke, are linked to higher rates of acute kidney injury