Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Renal-replacement timing has no effect in kidney injury, sepsis

(HealthDay)—For patients with early-stage septic shock and severe acute kidney injury, 90-day mortality does not differ for patients randomly assigned to an early strategy for initiation of renal-replacement therapy versus ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

YAP after acute kidney injury

Acute kidney injury (AKI)—sudden and rapid failure of the kidneys—affects up to 20 percent of hospitalized patients, and up to 70 percent of ICU patients.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Acute kidney failure with VTE proves difficult to treat

Researchers from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center conducted a prospective, observational study to assess the impact that weight and renal function have on venous thromboembolism (VTE) rates among in-patients ...

Medical research

Connection between renal failure and 'bad' mitochondria described

Biologists of the Lomonosov Moscow State University have suggested an approach to prevent kidney injury after ischemia. Moreover, the scientists explain why these mechanisms become non-protective in aging kidneys. The results ...

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