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By Isabel Acosta-Ochoa Nephrology senior staff. Valladolid. Spain
Adil M Hazara, Musab Elgaali, Sarah Naudeer, Stephen Holding, Sunil Bhandari
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The use of electronic alerts (e-alerts) may increase the detection rate of acute kidney injury (AKI) since they are sensitive to small changes in serum creatinine. Our aim was to follow-up a cohort of patients presenting to hospital from the community with AKI (community-acquired AKI [c-AKI]), detected through the use of e-alerts, and describe their short-term outcomes regardless of whether they were subsequently admitted to hospital. METHODS: Blood samples for all hospital attenders from the community either to the Accidents and Emergency department or one of the acute care areas of the hospital during a 6-month period (November 1, 2013-April 30, 2014) were screened for presence of c-AKI using a locally developed e-alerts system based on Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes criteria...
December 29, 2016: Nephron
R Kaaviya, Molly Thabah, M Vadivelan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2016: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
K Turgutalp, S Bardak, M Horoz, I Helvacı, S Demir, A A Kiykim
PURPOSE: Although various studies have improved our knowledge about the clinical features and outcomes of acute kidney injury developing in the hospital (AKI-DI) in elderly subjects, data about acute kidney injury developing outside the hospital (AKI-DO) in elderly patients (age ≥ 65 years) are still extremely limited. This study was performed to investigate prevalence, clinical outcomes, hospital cost and related factors of AKI-DO in elderly and very elderly patients. METHODS: We conducted a prospective, observational study in patients (aged ≥ 65 years) who were admitted to our center between May 01, 2012, and May 01, 2013...
October 4, 2016: International Urology and Nephrology
Shuwang Ge, Sheng Nie, Zhangsuo Liu, Chunbo Chen, Yan Zha, Jing Qian, Bicheng Liu, Siyuan Teng, Anping Xu, Wei Bin, Xin Xu, Gang Xu
BACKGROUND: Information on acute kidney injury (AKI) in elderly hospitalized patients is limited. This study aims to assess the incidence, risk factors and outcomes of AKI in elderly Chinese patients. METHOD: The Epidemiology of AKI in Chinese Hospitalized adults (EACH) study is a multicenter, retrospective cohort study conducted in nine regional central hospitals across China. Patients aged more than 65 years were selected from the EACH study for this analysis...
September 29, 2016: BMC Nephrology
David G Warnock, T Clark Powell, Edward D Siew, John P Donnelly, Henry E Wang, Ravindra L Mehta
BACKGROUND: Patterns of acute kidney injury (AKI) can be distinguished by the rate of changes in the serum creation concentrations during hospitalizations. We hypothesized that the timing and values of minimum and maximum serum creatinine (sCr) could be used to distinguish between transient hospital-associated AKI (THA-AKI) and hospital-acquired AKI (HA-AKI). MATERIALS AND METHODS: We evaluated adults admitted to 2 regionally distinct academic medical centers. Peak sCr during the hospitalization was used to define AKI, using absolute changes and timing from the minimum sCr...
July 26, 2016: Nephron
Dwomoa Adu, Perditer Okyere, Vincent Boima, Michael Matekole, Charlotte Osafo
AIMS: We review recent published data on demographics, causes, diagnoses, treatment, and outcome of acute kidney injury (AKI) in Africa. METHODS: A review of the incidence, etiology, diagnoses, and treatment of AKI in adults in Africa from studies published between the years 2000 and 2015. RESULTS: The incidence of AKI in hospitalized patients in Africa ranges from 0.3 to 1.9% in adults. Between 70 and 90% of cases of AKI are community acquired...
2016: Clinical Nephrology
David G Warnock, T Clark Powell, John P Donnelly, Henry E Wang
UNLABELLED: Hospital-associated acute kidney injury (HA-AKI) is associated with increased inpatient mortality. Our objective was to categorize HA-AKI based on the timing of minimum and peak inpatient serum creatinine (sCr) and describe the association with inpatient mortality. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This study is a retrospective analysis of an administrative data set for adults admitted to a single medical center for over 4 years. Changes and timing of the minimum and peak sCr were used to define HA-AKI categories...
2015: Nephron
G Moreno-Gonzalez, X Perez-Fernandez, P Cardenas-Campos, N Betancur-Zambrano, V Gumucio, D Toapanta, S Contreras, V Corral-Velez, J Sabater
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 2015: Intensive Care Medicine Experimental
Simon Sawhney, Nick Fluck, Simon D Fraser, Angharad Marks, Gordon J Prescott, Paul J Roderick, Corri Black
BACKGROUND: Early recognition of acute kidney injury (AKI) is important. It frequently develops first in the community. KDIGO-based AKI e-alert criteria may help clinicians recognize AKI in hospitals, but their suitability for application in the community is unknown. METHODS: In a large renal cohort (n = 50 835) in one UK health authority, we applied the NHS England AKI 'e-alert' criteria to identify and follow three AKI groups: hospital-acquired AKI (HA-AKI), community-acquired AKI admitted to hospital within 7 days (CAA-AKI) and community-acquired AKI not admitted within 7 days (CANA-AKI)...
June 2016: Nephrology, Dialysis, Transplantation
Chien-Ning Hsu, Chien-Te Lee, Chien-Hao Su, Yu-Ching Lily Wang, Hsiao-Ling Chen, Jiin-Haur Chuang, You-Lin Tain
The disease burden and outcomes of community-acquired (CA-) and hospital-acquired acute kidney injury (HA-AKI) are not well understood. The aim of the study was to investigate the incidence, outcomes, and risk factors of AKI in a large Taiwanese adult cohort.This retrospective cohort study examined 734,340 hospital admissions from a group of hospitals within an organization in Taiwan between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2014. Patients with AKI at discharge were classified as either CA- or HA-AKI based on the RIFLE (risk, injury, failure, loss of function, end stage of kidney disease) classification criteria...
May 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
Paul Der Mesropian, Jennifer Othersen, Darius Mason, Jeffrey Wang, Arif Asif, Roy O Mathew
Community-acquired acute kidney injury (CA-AKI) has been found to be a common event in the population. Current incidence estimates are not available, but evaluations of severe elevations in serum creatinine indicate that incidence can be as high as 989 cases per million population in those older than 80 years. Data on risk factors are limited, but older age and higher comorbid illness burden, especially diabetes and cardiovascular disease, seem to be more common in patients who suffer CA-AKI. In addition to being more common than hospital-acquired AKI, the long-term sequelae of CA-AKI seem to be just as severe, including renal disease progression and mortality...
September 2016: Nephrology
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