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By Isabel Acosta-Ochoa Nephrology senior staff. Valladolid. Spain
Jeremiah R Brown, Richard J Solomon, R Brooks Robey, Meg E Plomondon, Thomas M Maddox, Emily J Marshall, Elizabeth L Nichols, Michael E Matheny, Thomas T Tsai, John S Rumsfeld, Richard E Lee, Mark J Sarnak
BACKGROUND: Studies of kidney disease associated with cardiac catheterization typically rely on billing records rather than laboratory data. We examined the associations between percutaneous coronary interventions, acute kidney injury, and chronic kidney disease progression using comprehensive Veterans Affairs clinical and laboratory databases. METHODS AND RESULTS: Patients undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions between 2005 and 2010 (N=24 405) were identified in the Veterans Affairs Clinical Assessment, Reporting, and Tracking registry and examined for associated acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease development or progression relative to 24 405 matched population controls...
October 14, 2016: Journal of the American Heart Association
Muzafar Wani, Imtiaz Wani, Khurshid Banday, Mohd Ashraf
BACKGROUND: Vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent in Indian Kashmir. Many people get injectable vitamin D (600,000 IU/injection). At times, the dose prescribed is far above the permissible limit. We report 62 patients with malpractice-related vitamin D intoxication, presenting with hypercalcemia and acute kidney injury (AKI). METHODS: The diagnosis was made on basis of (1) history of multiple intramuscular vitamin D injections (2) toxic serum levels of 25-OH vitamin D and (3) exclusion of common causes of hypercalcemia (malignancy and hyperparathyroidism)...
November 2016: Clinical Nephrology
Gillian Balbir Singh, Soe Hee Ann, Jongha Park, Hyun Chul Chung, Jong Soo Lee, Eun-Sook Kim, Jung Il Choi, Jiho Lee, Shin-Jae Kim, Eun-Seok Shin
OBJECTIVE: Remote ischemic preconditioning (RIPC) induces transient episodes of ischemia by the occlusion of blood flow in non-target tissue, before a subsequent ischemia-reperfusion injury. When RIPC is applied before percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), the kidneys may be protected against ischemia-reperfusion injury and subsequently contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI). The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of RIPC for the prevention of CI-AKI in patients with diabetes with pre-existing chronic kidney disease (CKD) undergoing elective PCI...
2016: PloS One
S M Kendale, P N Lapis, S M Melhem, J D Blitz
We used multivariate analyses to assess the association of pre-operative variables with kidney function in 41,523 adults after scheduled surgery in a single large academic hospital. Eight variables were independently associated with a reduction in postoperative estimated glomerular filtration rate: pre-operative renal function; age; ASA physical status; cardiac failure; anaemia; cancer; type of surgery; and the lowest quartile of pre-operative mean arterial blood pressure (< 71 mmHg). The estimated glomerular filtration rate fell by a mean (95% CI) of 2...
October 5, 2016: Anaesthesia
Heng-Chih Pan, Pei-Chen Wu, Vin-Cent Wu, Ya-Fei Yang, Tao-Min Huang, Chih-Chung Shiao, Te-Chuan Chen, Der-Cherng Tarng, Jui-Hsiang Lin, Wei-Shun Yang, Chiao-Yin Sun, Chan-Yu Lin, Tzong-Shinn Chu, Mai-Szu Wu, Kwan-Dun Wu, Yung-Chang Chen, Chiu-Ching Huang
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication in hospitalized patients. The International Society of Nephrology implemented the "0 by 25" initiative aimed at preventing deaths from treatable AKI worldwide by 2025 and conducted a global snapshot survey in 2014. We joined in the project and conducted this study to compare the epidemiology, risk factors, and prognosis between patients with pure AKI and those with acute-on-chronic kidney disease (ACKD). In this study, we prospectively collected demographic parameters and data on clinical characteristics, baseline comorbidities, management, and outcomes of 201 AKI patients in 18 hospitals in Taiwan from September 2014 to November 2014...
September 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
Hannelore Sprenger-Mähr, Emanuel Zitt, Karl Lhotta
INTRODUCTION: The number of patients suffering from acute kidney injury requiring dialysis (AKI-D) is increasing. Whereas causes and outcome of AKI-D in the intensive care unit (ICU) are described extensively, few data exist about AKI-D patients treated outside the ICU. Aim of this study was to identify the causes of AKI-D, determine in-depth the comorbid conditions and outcome of this particular patient group and identify possibilities for its prevention. METHODS: We retrospectively studied all AKI-D patients treated outside the ICU in a single nephrology referral center between January 2010 and June 2015...
2016: PloS One
Özgür Asar, James Ritchie, Philip A Kalra, Peter J Diggle
We use data from an ongoing cohort study of chronic kidney patients at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, to investigate the influence of acute kidney injury (AKI) on the subsequent rate of change of kidney function amongst patients already diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD). We use a linear mixed effects modelling framework to enable estimation of both acute and chronic effects of AKI events on kidney function. We model the fixed effects by a piece-wise linear function with three change-points to capture the acute changes in kidney function that characterise an AKI event, and the random effects by the sum of three components: a random intercept, a stationary stochastic process with Matérn correlation structure, and measurement error...
September 14, 2016: Biometrical Journal. Biometrische Zeitschrift
Marco Barbanti, Giuseppe Gargiulo, Corrado Tamburino
INTRODUCTION: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) underwent progressive improvements until it became the default therapy for inoperable patients, and a recommended therapy in high-risk operable patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis. Recent evidence will further support TAVI as treatment for a growing number of patients. AREAS COVERED: This review will discuss on the current knowledge about the role of both pre-procedural chronic kidney disease (CKD) and post-procedural acute kidney injury (AKI) in adult patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing TAVI...
September 20, 2016: Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy
Joerg C Schefold, Gerasimos Filippatos, Gerd Hasenfuss, Stefan D Anker, Stephan von Haehling
Heart failure (HF) is a major health-care problem and the prognosis of affected patients is poor. HF often coexists with a number of comorbidities of which declining renal function is of particular importance. A loss of glomerular filtration rate, as in acute kidney injury (AKI) or chronic kidney disease (CKD), independently predicts mortality and accelerates the overall progression of cardiovascular disease and HF. Importantly, cardiac and renal diseases interact in a complex bidirectional and interdependent manner in both acute and chronic settings...
October 2016: Nature Reviews. Nephrology
Simon Sawhney, Angharad Marks, Nick Fluck, Adeera Levin, Gordon Prescott, Corri Black
BACKGROUND: The long-term prognosis after acute kidney injury (AKI) is variable. It is unclear how the prognosis of AKI and its relationship to prognostic factors (baseline kidney function, AKI severity, prior AKI episodes, and recovery of kidney function) change as follow-up progresses. STUDY DESIGN: Observational cohort study. SETTING & PARTICIPANTS: The Grampian Laboratory Outcomes Morbidity and Mortality Study II (GLOMMS-II) is a large regional population cohort with complete serial biochemistry and outcome data capture through data linkage...
August 20, 2016: American Journal of Kidney Diseases: the Official Journal of the National Kidney Foundation
Rafael A Meneguz-Moreno, Auristela Io Ramos, Dimytri Siqueira, Antonio de Castro-Filho, Tannas Jatene, Andreia Dias Jeronimo, David Le Bihan, Adriana Moreira, Magaly Arrais, Alexandre Abizaid, Amanda Sousa, J Eduardo Sousa
OBJECTIVES: The objectives of the present study were to analyze the variation of renal function after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) focused on acute kidney injury (AKI) and its impact on short- and mid-term mortality. BACKGROUND: Changes on renal function after TAVR and their impact on clinical outcomes are incompletely understood until now. METHODS: At two tertiary centers 221 consecutive patients were submitted to TAVR. Kidney injury was defined according to VARC-2 criteria...
August 12, 2016: Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Wouter De Corte, Annemieke Dhondt, Raymond Vanholder, Jan De Waele, Johan Decruyenaere, Veerle Sergoyne, Joke Vanhalst, Stefaan Claus, Eric A J Hoste
BACKGROUND: In intensive care unit (ICU) patients, acute kidney injury treated with renal replacement therapy (AKI-RRT) is associated with adverse outcomes. The aim of this study was to evaluate variables associated with long-term survival and kidney outcome and to assess the composite endpoint major adverse kidney events (MAKE; defined as death, incomplete kidney recovery, or development of end-stage renal disease treated with RRT) in a cohort of ICU patients with AKI-RRT. METHODS: We conducted a single-center, prospective observational study in a 50-bed ICU tertiary care hospital...
August 12, 2016: Critical Care: the Official Journal of the Critical Care Forum
Raymond K Hsu, Chi-Yuan Hsu
There is increasing recognition that acute kidney injury (AKI) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are closely linked and likely promote one another. Underlying CKD now is recognized as a clear risk factor for AKI because both decreased glomerular filtration rate and increased proteinuria have been shown to be associated strongly with AKI. A growing body of literature also provides evidence that AKI accelerates the progression of CKD. Individuals who suffered dialysis-requiring AKI are particularly vulnerable to worse long-term renal outcomes, including end-stage renal disease...
July 2016: Seminars in Nephrology
Piotr Czempik, Daniel Cieśla, Piotr Knapik, Łukasz J Krzych
BACKGROUND: Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common problem in critically ill patients treated in the intensive care unit (ICU) and is associated with high mortality, particularly when renal replacement therapy (RRT) is required. Our aim was to investigate the risk factors for AKI requiring RRT (AKI-RRT). METHODS: In our retrospective, multi-centre, observational study, we analysed 14,672 consecutive AKI-RRT patients hospitalized in ICUs in the Silesian Region (Poland) between October 2011 and December 2014...
2016: Anaesthesiology Intensive Therapy
Eduesley Santana-Santos, Felipe Kenji Oshiro Kamei, Tarcísia Karoline do Nascimento, Anas Abou Ismail, Jurema da Silva Herbas Palomo, Marcia Cristina da Silva Magro, Fátima Gil Ferreira, Larissa Bertacchini de Oliveira, Adriano Rogério Baldacin Rodrigues, José Jayme Galvão de Lima
Background. Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication of cardiac surgery but its long-term consequences, in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), are not known. Methods. We compared the long-term prognoses of CKD patients who developed (n = 23) and did not develop (n = 35) AKI during the period of hospitalization after undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). Fifty-eight patients who survived (69.6 ± 8.4 years old, 72% males, 83% Whites, 52% diabetics, baseline GFR: 46 ± 16 mL/min) were followed up for 47...
2016: International Journal of Nephrology
Yanhong Yuan, Chunlin Wang, Xinghua Shao, Qin Wang, Xiajing Che, Minfang Zhang, Yuanyuan Xie, Lei Tian, Zhaohui Ni, Shan Mou
BACKGROUND: Acute-on-chronic renal injury was commonly seen in clinical practice. Reversibility of acute-on-chronic renal injury had not yet been carefully explored. This study tested whether urinary biomarkers could be used as a noninvasive prognostic marker in patients with acute-on-chronic renal injury. METHODS: 108 adult patients with pre-existing chronic kidney disease presenting with acute-on-chronic renal injury were included. Urinary retinol-binding protein (uRBP), N-Acetyl-b-D-Glucosaminidase (uNAG) and albumin (uALB) was quantified...
July 7, 2016: Journal of Nephrology
Trijntje J W Rennie, Andrea Patton, Tobias Dreischulte, Samira Bell
BACKGROUND: Incidence of acute kidney injury (AKI), requiring dialysis, is on the rise globally and is associated with high mortality and morbidity. AIM: This study is aimed at examining the incidence of AKI requiring renal replacement therapy (RRT) in the Tayside region of Scotland and the impact of RRT for AKI on morbidity, mortality and length of hospital stay. METHODS: One hundred seventy eight patients (>18 years of age) who received acute RRT between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012 were retrospectively selected for inclusion in the longitudinal cohort study...
2016: Nephron
Chung Wei Nah, Lian Kah Ti, Weiling Liu, Roderica Rui Ge Ng, Liang Shen, Sophia Tsong Huey Chew
OBJECTIVES: Acute kidney injury (AKI) post-cardiac surgery is associated with significant in-hospital and long-term morbidity. This study aimed to develop a risk score for postoperative AKI in a Southeast-Asian population. METHODS: A total of 2508 patients underwent cardiac surgery at the two main heart centres in Singapore between July 2008 and November 2011, of which 2385 met the inclusion criteria. The primary outcome was AKI, defined using the Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN) criteria...
July 1, 2016: Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Javier A Neyra, Xilong Li, Fabrizio Canepa-Escaro, Beverley Adams-Huet, Robert D Toto, Jerry Yee, S Susan Hedayati
OBJECTIVE: Incident acute kidney injury and prevalent chronic kidney disease are commonly encountered in septic patients. We examined the differential effect of acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease on the association between cumulative fluid balance and hospital mortality in critically ill septic patients. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. SETTING: Urban academic medical center ICU. PATIENTS: ICU adult patients with severe sepsis or septic shock and serum creatinine measured within 3 months prior to and 72 hours of ICU admission...
October 2016: Critical Care Medicine
Jennifer S McDonald, Caleb B Leake, Robert J McDonald, Rajiv Gulati, Richard W Katzberg, Eric E Williamson, David F Kallmes
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to determine whether intra-arterial administration of contrast material is associated with a higher risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) compared with that of intravenous (IV) administration in a cohort of patients that received both routes of administration. MATERIALS AND METHODS: All patients who received both a contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) and a diagnostic or interventional cardiac catheterization between 2000 and 2014 were identified...
June 14, 2016: Investigative Radiology
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