This randomized clinical trial compares the effect of vasopressin vs norepinephrine on kidney failure in patients with septic shock.
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.
A man in his 70s with a history of recent CABG surgery presented with blue, tender plantar macules on several toes and red, tender macules on his hands. Laboratory findings included a BUN level of 70 mg/dL, serum creatinine level of 6.1 mg/dL, and peripheral eosinophilia. What would you do next?
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of short-term high-dose perioperative atorvastatin vs placebo on acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery.
This randomized trial determines the effect of a buffered crystalloid compared with saline on renal complications among patients in the intensive care unit.
This randomized trial reports that in high-risk patients undergoing cardiac surgery, remote ischemic preconditioning performed via blood pressure cuff inflation significantly reduced the rate of acute kidney injury and renal replacement therapy.
This systematic review summarizes evidence supporting the use of laboratory tests for glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria to detect and stage kidney disease in adults.
Garg and coauthors report on a kidney function substudy of patients who participated in the Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery Off- or On-pump Revascularisation Study (CORONARY) to assess kidney function after off-pump or on-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
To determine whether the use of androgen deprivation therapy is associated with an increased risk of acute kidney injury in patients newly diagnosed with prostate cancer, Lapi and coauthors used medical information from a UK database and conducted a nested case-control analysis.