Acute Renal Failure

Acute kidney failure is an acute condition that results in impaired filter capacity of the kidney. With impaired filtering ability, waste accumulates in the blood and may damage some organs or create dangerous fluid imbalances. It develops rapidly and needs immediate treatment, most of the times requiring hospitalization. Preventing complications is crucial.

CHICAGO - Over a third of patients treated for COVID-19 in a large New York medical system developed acute kidney injury, and nearly 15% required dialysis, U.S. researchers reported on Thursday. "We found in the first 5,449 patients admitted, 36.6% developed acute kidney injury," said stud...

Acute kidney injury is common among COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit, and it is challenging to manage. AKI develops in 40% to 60% of COVID-19 ICU patients, including 20% to 30% who require renal replacement therapy, nephrologist Michael J. Connor, Jr, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine...

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Doctors see how the coronavirus destroys patients' lungs, but what many didn't expect is that it also severely damages kidneys. Though the lungs are ground zero for the coronavirus, Dr. Craig Shapiro, a nephrologist at Baptist Health, has seen first-hand that severe patients are also ending up with...

Severe acute kidney injury in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 is associated with a high risk for death, according to a new meta-analysis. The meta-analysis, which examined pooled data from 955 COVID-19 patients in 3 studies, found that found that COVID-19 patients who had severe AKI, compared wi...

Anitha Vijayan, MD: The indications for RRT in patients with acute kidney injury of any etiology are hyperkalemia metabolic acidosis volume overload, uremic manifestations such as uremic encephalopathy, or pericarditis. We are cross-training nurses in monitoring dialysis patients so that the dialysi...

A significant number of the sickest coronavirus patients have kidney problems, complicating their treatment and hurting their chances of survival. Exactly how the virus affects the kidneys - which play a vital role in cleaning the body's blood supply - is still unclear, but experts have theories. Ki...

A common blood pressure medication called hydralazine may cause ANCA-associated vasculitis, with a severe impact on both lungs and kidneys in rare instances, a case report shows. The medication has been widely associated with AAV, but reports of severe lung and kidney injury are uncommon. Patients w...

With the exception of urgent indications - and with close patient monitoring - delaying renal replacement therapy, such as hemodialysis, in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury doesn't worsen short-term survival, according to a new meta-analysis published in The Lancet. This delay...

Over a third of patients treated for COVID-19 in a large New York medical system developed acute kidney injury, and nearly 15% required dialysis. The study's' co-author Dr. Kenar Jhaveri said they studied 5,449 patients from March 1st to April 5th."36.6% of them developed acute renal failure or...

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