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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29776828/septic-acute-kidney-injury-patients-in-emergency-department-the-risk-factors-and-its-correlation-to-serum-lactate
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Yin-Chou Hsu, Chih-Wei Hsu
BACKGROUND: Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication in septic patients, imposing a heavy burden of illness in terms of morbidity and mortality. Serum lactate is a widely used marker predicting the severity of sepsis. A paucity of research has investigated septic AKI in emergency departments (EDs) and its correlation with initial serum lactate level. This study aimed at identifying risk factors for septic AKI and clarifying the link between initial serum lactate level and septic AKI in ED patients...
May 15, 2018: American Journal of Emergency Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29725629/acute-kidney-injury-in-pregnancy-the-changing-landscape-for-the-21st-century
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REVIEW
Swati Rao, Belinda Jim
Pregnancy-related acute kidney injury (Pr-AKI) remains a large public health problem, with decreasing incidences in developing countries but seemingly increasing incidences in the United States and Canada. These epidemiologic changes are reflective of the advances in medical and obstetric care, as well as changes in underlying maternal risk factors. The risk factors associated with advanced maternal age, such as hypertension, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and those associated with reproductive technologies such as multiple gestations, are increasing...
March 2018: KI Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29724256/gut-kidney-crosstalk-in-septic-acute-kidney-injury
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REVIEW
Jingxiao Zhang, Ghada Ankawi, Jian Sun, Kumar Digvijay, Yongjie Yin, Mitchell H Rosner, Claudio Ronco
Sepsis is the leading cause of acute kidney injury (AKI) in the intensive care unit (ICU). Septic AKI is a complex and multifactorial process that is incompletely understood. During sepsis, the disruption of the mucus membrane barrier, a shift in intestinal microbial flora, and microbial translocation may lead to systemic inflammation, which further alters host immune and metabolic homeostasis. This altered homeostasis may promote and potentiate the development of AKI. As part of this vicious cycle, when AKI develops, the clearance of inflammatory mediators and metabolic products is decreased...
May 3, 2018: Critical Care: the Official Journal of the Critical Care Forum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29720052/high-density-lipoprotein-mean-platelet-volume-and-uric-acid-as-biomarkers-for-outcomes-in-patients-with-sepsis-an-observational-study
#4
Luis Bolívar Montero-Chacón, Juan Ignacio Padilla-Cuadra, Sy Han Chiou, Gabriel Torrealba-Acosta
BACKGROUND: We conducted an observational study evaluating the association between uric acid, mean platelet volume (MPV), and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) with complications and outcomes of patients with sepsis in a critical care setting. METHODS: We followed patients with a diagnosis of severe sepsis and septic shock for a maximum of 28 days. Main outcomes assessed included length of stay (LOS), the need for renal replacement therapy (RRT), assisted mechanical ventilation (AMV), and vasopressor support as well as in-unit mortality...
January 1, 2018: Journal of Intensive Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29716530/body-weight-definitions-for-evaluating-a-urinary-diagnosis-of-acute-kidney-injury-in-patients-with-sepsis
#5
Shinshu Katayama, Kansuke Koyama, Yuya Goto, Toshitaka Koinuma, Ken Tonai, Jun Shima, Masahiko Wada, Shin Nunomiya
BACKGROUND: We hypothesized that the use of actual body weight might lead to more frequent misdiagnosis of acute kidney injury (AKI) than when ideal body weight is used in underweight and/or obese patients. We examined which definition of body weight is most effective in establishing a urinary diagnosis of AKI in septic patients. METHODS: Consecutive patients aged ≥ 20 years admitted to the intensive care unit of a university hospital between June 2011 and December 2016 were analyzed...
May 2, 2018: BMC Nephrology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29705804/removal-of-procalcitonin-and-selected-cytokines-during-continuous-veno-venous-hemodialysis-using-high-cutoff-hemofilters-in-patients-with-sepsis-and-acute-kidney-injury
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Grzegorz Kade, Sławomir Literacki, Agnieszka Rzeszotarska, Stanisław Niemczyk, Arkadiusz Lubas
INTRODUCTION: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of continuous veno-venous hemodialysis (CVVHD) using high cutoff (HCO) hemofilters on the removal of procalcitonin (PCT), and other inflammatory markers in the treatment of patients during septic shock with acute kidney injury (AKI). MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty-six patients with septic shock and AKI were included in the study. Before and after the 24-h HCO-CVVHD, PCT, native C-reactive protein (CRP) and cytokines (interleukin-1β, interleukin-6, interleukin-12, interleukin-17, tumor necrosis factor-α) in serum and effluent were assessed...
April 27, 2018: Blood Purification
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29704392/the-nephroprotective-effect-of-ms-275-on-lipopolysaccharide-lps-induced-acute-kidney-injury-by-inhibiting-reactive-oxygen-species-ros-oxidative-stress-and-endoplasmic-reticulum-stress
#7
Haiyue Zhang, Wenbin Zhang, Fangzhou Jiao, Xun Li, Hong Zhang, Luwen Wang, Zuojiong Gong
BACKGROUND Histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors can attenuate acute kidney injury (AKI)-mediated damage and reduce fibrosis in kidney disease models. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of the HDAC inhibitor MS-275 on lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced AKI and the associated mechanisms. MATERIAL AND METHODS A LPS-induced model in 6-8 weeks-old mice was established by intraperitoneal injection of LPS (10 mg/kg), with pre-treatment of MS-275 (2 mg/kg/day) administered intraperitoneally for five days...
April 28, 2018: Medical Science Monitor: International Medical Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29696105/cumulative-positive-fluid-balance-is-a-risk-factor-for-acute-kidney-injury-and-requirement-for-renal-replacement-therapy-after-liver-transplantation
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Liana Codes, Ygor Gomes de Souza, Ricardo Azevedo Cruz D'Oliveira, Jorge Luiz Andrade Bastos, Paulo Lisboa Bittencourt
AIM: To analyze whether fluid overload is an independent risk factor of adverse outcomes after liver transplantation (LT). METHODS: One hundred and twenty-one patients submitted to LT were retrospectively evaluated. Data regarding perioperative and postoperative variables previously associated with adverse outcomes after LT were reviewed. Cumulative fluid balance (FB) in the first 12 h and 4 d after surgery were compared with major adverse outcomes after LT. RESULTS: Most of the patients were submitted to a liberal approach of fluid administration with a mean cumulative FB over 5 L and 10 L, respectively, in the first 12 h and 4 d after LT...
April 24, 2018: World Journal of Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29693474/acute-kidney-injury-in-critically-ill-patients-with-sepsis-clinical-characteristics-and-outcomes
#9
De-Yuan Zhi, Jin Lin, Hai-Zhou Zhuang, Lei Dong, Xiao-Jun Ji, Dong-Cheng Guo, Xiao-Wei Yang, Shuai Liu, Zu Yue, Shu-Jing Yu, Mei-Li Duan
OBJECTIVE: The objectives of this study were to examine the clinical profile of critically ill patients with septic acute kidney injury (AKI) and to investigate clinical characteristics associated with the outcome of patients. METHODS: Data from 582 critically ill patients were collected and retrospectively reviewed. Patients were divided into two groups: without AKI development and with AKI development. Baseline characteristics, laboratory, and other clinical data were compared between these two groups, and correlations between the characteristics and AKI development were examined...
April 25, 2018: Journal of Investigative Surgery: the Official Journal of the Academy of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29672307/extended-sessions-of-polymyxin-b-immobilized-fiber-column-hemoperfusion-ameliorate-renal-outcome-and-mortality-in-septic-shock-with-acute-kidney-injury
#10
Hiroshi Maekawa, Kousuke Negishi
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Polymyxin-B (PMX) treatment has been reported to decrease mortality in patients with septic shock and acute kidney injury (AKI). In this study, we aimed to evaluate whether extended sessions of PMX (Ext-PMX) immobilized fiber column hemoperfusion ameliorate clinical outcomes in patients complicated with septic shock and AKI without surgical control. METHODS: Twenty-two patients with nonsurgical septic shock and AKI who received PMX were included...
April 19, 2018: Blood Purification
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29663997/-predictive-value-of-inflammatory-markers-for-acute-kidney-injury-in-sepsis-patients-analysis-of-753-cases-in-7-years
#11
Xiao Zhou, Jingfeng Liu, Xiaojun Ji, Xiaowei Yang, Meili Duan
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate different inflammation markers for predicting the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) in sepsis patients. METHODS: A retrospective observational study was conducted. The adult patients with sepsis for more than 24 hours admitted to intensive care unit (ICU) of Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University from March 1st, 2010 to November 1st, 2017 were enrolled. Inflammatory markers such as white blood cell count (WBC), erythrocyte sedimentation rata (ESR), neutrophil and lymphocyte ratio (NLR), C-reactive protein (CRP), procalcitonin (PCT), etc...
April 2018: Zhonghua Wei Zhong Bing Ji Jiu Yi Xue
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29649586/nephrotoxicity-of-piperacillin-tazobactam-combined-with-vancomycin-should-it-be-a-concern
#12
Cafer Balcı, Ömrüm Uzun, Mustafa Arıcı, Sibel Aşçıoğlu Hayran, Deniz Yüce, Serhat Ünal
The combination of piperacillin-tazobactam (pip-tazo) and vancomycin provides a wide spectrum of activity against many pathogens acquired in the health-care setting. However, there have been reports of increased potential for nephrotoxicity with this combination. The aim of this study was to evaluate the nephrotoxic effect of pip-tazo plus vancomycin and compare it with that of pip-tazo and vancomycin alone, and meropenem plus vancomycin, another broad-spectrum combination. A total of 402 patients receiving either antimicrobial regimen for more than 48 hours were evaluated retrospectively in a two-year period...
April 9, 2018: International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29620262/dynamic-expression-and-roles-of-sequestome%C3%A2-1-p62-in-lps%C3%A2-induced-acute-kidney-injury-in-mice
#13
Ting Li, Jie Zhao, Shuying Miao, Yunfei Xu, Xianzhong Xiao, Ying Liu
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is one of the most common complications of sepsis. The roles of autophagy in AKI have been demonstrated in previous studies. Sequestosome‑1 (p62) has been demonstrated to serve essential roles in autophagy. The dysregulation of autophagy causes p62 accumulation, which is associated with increased inflammation and tumorigenesis. However, the expression patterns and role of p62 in septic AKI remain unknown. The present study detected the renal autophagy level, and the expression and localization of p62, in a lipopolysaccharide (LPS)‑induced AKI mouse model...
March 28, 2018: Molecular Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29589603/acute-kidney-injury-in-kidney-transplant-patients
#14
C Dudreuilh, R Aguiar, M Ostermann
Managing kidney transplant patients in an acute medical unit can be challenging, as patients have a single functioning kidney, underlying chronic kidney disease, and are immunosuppressed. Transplant patients develop AKI for all usual reasons but the differential diagnosis is wider and includes specific problems, such as obstruction of a single functioning kidney, vascular thrombosis, rejection, drug toxicity and drug-induced thrombotic microangiopathy. Septic AKI is common but again, the differential diagnosis of sepsis is wider...
2018: Acute Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29573604/value-of-the-combination-of-renal-resistance-index-and-central-venous-pressure-in-the-early-prediction-of-sepsis-induced-acute-kidney-injury
#15
Jieqiong Song, Wei Wu, Yizhou He, Shilong Lin, Duming Zhu, Ming Zhong
PURPOSE: Early prediction of acute kidney injury (AKI) in septic patients is difficult. This study aimed to assess the values of renal resistive index (RI), central venous pressure (CVP), and their combination in the early prediction of sepsis-induced AKI. METHODS: A prospective cohort study was performed in septic patients. The variables potentially associated with AKI were recorded at admission and compared between the AKI and non-AKI groups. The variables independently associated with sepsis-induced AKI were identified using multivariable logistic regression, and the area under the receiver operating characteristic curve (AUROC) analysis was calculated...
June 2018: Journal of Critical Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29568928/oral-supplementation-with-ursolic-acid-ameliorates-sepsis-induced-acute-kidney-injury-in-a-mouse-model-by-inhibiting-oxidative-stress-and-inflammatory-responses
#16
Zhenyu Zhang, Hong Zhang, Rui Chen, Zhong Wang
Ursolic acid (UA) as a multiple bioactive native compound has recently been demonstrated to treat sepsis in animal models. However, the beneficial effects of UA in sepsis‑induced acute kidney injury (AKI) are not completely understood. In the present study, the effect of UA on sepsis‑induced AKI in cecal ligation and puncture (CLP) surgery mice was investigated. Renal histomorphological analysis was performed by hematoxylin and eosin staining. The expression of inflammatory markers in the kidney of septic mice was measured by reverse transcription‑quantitative polymerase chain reaction and western blotting...
March 16, 2018: Molecular Medicine Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29568906/mir-124-mcp-1-signaling-pathway-modulates-the-protective-effect-of-itraconazole-on-acute-kidney-injury-in-a-mouse-model-of-disseminated-candidiasis
#17
Xiao-Yue Li, Yu-Qi Zhang, Gang Xu, Shao-Hong Li, Heng Li
Previous studies have indicated that monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP‑1), also referred to as C‑C motif chemokine ligand 2, has a significant role in the pathogenesis of sepsis, however, how microRNAs (miRs) contribute to this process remains to be fully elucidated. In the present study, using a mouse model of disseminated candidiasis, the renoprotective effect of itraconazole (ITR) and adenovirus‑delivered miR‑124 was investigated. The mice were treated with ITR (50 mg/kg) or transfected with miR‑124 mimics via tail‑vein injection 7 days prior to Candida albicans infection...
March 13, 2018: International Journal of Molecular Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29563990/insulin-alleviates-mitochondrial-oxidative-stress-involving-upregulation-of-superoxide-dismutase-2-and-uncoupling-protein-2-in-septic-acute-kidney-injury
#18
Guang-Dao Chen, Jun-Liang Zhang, Yi-Ting Chen, Ju-Xing Zhang, Tao Wang, Qi-Yi Zeng
The aim of the present study was to explore the effects and mechanisms of insulin on mitochondrial oxidative stress in septic acute kidney injury (AKI). Male Sprague Dawley rats were divided randomly into four groups: Control group, sham surgery group, cecal ligation and puncture (CLP) group, and CLP plus insulin group. Blood specimens and kidney tissues were obtained at 12 and 24 h after surgery as separate experiments. Analyses of histology and indicators of renal injury [blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and serum creatinine (CRE) and neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL)], mitochondrial function [adenosine triphosphate (ATP) and mitochondrial membrane potential (MMP)], oxidative stress [inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS), reactive oxygen species (ROS) and nitric oxide (NO)], endogenous antioxidant systems [superoxide dismutase (SOD) and glutathione (GSH)] as well as the expression of uncoupling protein (UCP), PINK1 protein (a major mediator of mitophagy), PGC1α protein (a major regulator of mitochondrial biogenesis) were performed...
April 2018: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29552953/extended-mortality-and-chronic-kidney-disease-after-septic-acute-kidney-injury
#19
Horng-Ruey Chua, Weng-Kin Wong, Venetia Huiling Ong, Dipika Agrawal, Anantharaman Vathsala, Hui-Ming Tay, Amartya Mukhopadhyay
PURPOSE: To evaluate 1-year mortality in patients with septic acute kidney injury (AKI) and to determine association between initial AKI recovery patterns ( reversal within 5 days, beyond 5 days but recovery, or nonrecovery) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) progression. METHODS: Prospective observational study, with retrospective evaluation of initial nonconsenters, of critically ill patients with septic AKI. RESULTS: We studied 207 patients (age, mean [SD]: 64 [16] years, 39% males), of which 56 (27%), 18 (9%), and 9 (4%) died in intensive care unit (ICU), post-ICU in hospital, and posthospitalization, respectively...
January 1, 2018: Journal of Intensive Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29545882/pterostilbene-attenuates-acute-kidney-injury-in-septic-mice
#20
Yizi Xia, Ying Chen, Luming Tang, Zheng Wang, Yu Zheng
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a severe complication of sepsis with a high mortality and morbidity. Pterostilbene (Pte) has been suggested to confer anti-apoptotic and anti-inflammatory effects. In the current study, the effects of Pte on AKI were evaluated in septic mice. Cecal ligation and puncture surgery was performed to induce sepsis. The results suggested that Pte administration significantly decreased the levels of serum urea nitrogen and creatinine, and improved the survival rate of septic mice. Additionally, the renal injury induced by sepsis was attenuated by pterostilbene treatment...
April 2018: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine
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