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Acute kidney injury

Documenting acute kidney injury frequently requires assessing the trajectory of a patient's creatinine levels.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/01/17/acute-kidney-injury.htm
17 Jan 2024

Early RRT did not affect survival in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury

In a meta-analysis of individual patient data from nine trials, there was no difference in 28-day mortality by whether renal replacement therapy (RRT) was initiated within a few hours of randomization or delayed for at least a day.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2020/05/06/5.htm
6 May 2020

IV amino acids may decrease AKI risk after cardiac surgery

Acute kidney injury (AKI) occurred in 26.9% of patients randomized to IV amino acids, 2 g/kg of ideal body weight per day, for up to 72 hours after surgery versus 31.7% of those who received Ringer's solution in a recent trial.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/06/19/iv-amino-acids-may-decrease-aki-risk-after-cardiac-surgery.htm
19 Jun 2024

No association between contrast use and AKI seen in critically ill patients with normal kidney function

Acute kidney injury (AKI) was significantly associated with clinical factors, such as sepsis, metabolic disorders, and severity of illness, but not the use of IV contrast, according to a propensity-matched analysis of ICU patients.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2019/11/06/3.htm
6 Nov 2019

July 12, 2023

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2023/07/12/

New method and lower dosing of vancomycin could treat MRSA with reduced AKI

Achieving typical area under the curve to minimum inhibitory concentrations of vancomycin was not associated with a lower rate of treatment failure but was associated with increased risk of acute kidney injury (AKI), a study found.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2019/06/12/3.htm
12 Jun 2019

Do you still need to worry about contrast and AKI?

Experts weigh in on the balance of scans' benefits and contrast's risks.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2020/03/do-you-still-need-to-worry-about-contrast-and-aki.htm
15 Mar 2020

Fluid overload associated with adverse event risk in critically ill AKI patients

In a single-center retrospective study, those with fluid overload less than or equal to 10% were less likely to have major adverse kidney events than those with fluid overload greater than 10%.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2019/06/12/4.htm
12 Jun 2019

March 2021

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2021/03/

Earlier renal replacement therapy didn't provide benefit for patients with sepsis and AKI

The trial was stopped for futility after it found that providing renal replacement therapy within 12 hours of documented severe acute kidney injury (AKI) did not reduce 90-day mortality.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2018/10/17/4.htm
17 Oct 2018

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