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Acute kidney injury (AKI) involves sudden damage to the kidneys or decrease in renal function that occurs over a few hours or days. The severity of the condition can vary from a minor loss of kidney function to kidney failure.
Study: Hundreds of discarded kidneys can be transplanted safely and effectively

Study: Hundreds of discarded kidneys can be transplanted safely and effectively

Sphingotec's new biomarker bio-ADM identifies ICU patients who need immediate organ support

Sphingotec's new biomarker bio-ADM identifies ICU patients who need immediate organ support

Sphingotec's penKid is a reliable marker for detection and monitoring of acute kidney injury

Sphingotec's penKid is a reliable marker for detection and monitoring of acute kidney injury

Worse long-term control of blood sugar increases risks in diabetic trauma patients

Worse long-term control of blood sugar increases risks in diabetic trauma patients

New mathematical model can predict risk of kidney injury after common heart procedure

New mathematical model can predict risk of kidney injury after common heart procedure

Sepsis survivors express a need for advocacy and follow-up support

Sepsis survivors express a need for advocacy and follow-up support

Heart pumps linked to complications in some patients who underwent stent procedures

Heart pumps linked to complications in some patients who underwent stent procedures

Johns Hopkins experts to present important topics at Architecture of High Value Health Care Conference

Johns Hopkins experts to present important topics at Architecture of High Value Health Care Conference

Acute kidney injury on the rise in hospitalized pregnant women

Acute kidney injury on the rise in hospitalized pregnant women

Study: Combination tests can predict severe acute kidney injury in critically ill children

Study: Combination tests can predict severe acute kidney injury in critically ill children

Analysis reveals increasing rates of kidney injury in women hospitalized during pregnancy

Analysis reveals increasing rates of kidney injury in women hospitalized during pregnancy

Study: Spherical exosomes could help in treating acute kidney injury

Study: Spherical exosomes could help in treating acute kidney injury

Kidney damage common in patients receiving immunotherapy for cancer, study finds

Kidney damage common in patients receiving immunotherapy for cancer, study finds

High-risk surgical patients with severe aortic stenosis can benefit from new TAVR system

High-risk surgical patients with severe aortic stenosis can benefit from new TAVR system

Managing fluid volume and salt losses during a marathon may help avoid post-race kidney injury

Managing fluid volume and salt losses during a marathon may help avoid post-race kidney injury

Abbott and health industry leaders announce 2019 UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award winners

Abbott and health industry leaders announce 2019 UNIVANTS of Healthcare Excellence Award winners

Artificial intelligence can help accurately predict acute kidney injury in burn patients

Artificial intelligence can help accurately predict acute kidney injury in burn patients

New imaging probe allows earlier detection of acute kidney failure

New imaging probe allows earlier detection of acute kidney failure

Low dose of endotoxin could have protective effect on men at risk of acute kidney injury

Low dose of endotoxin could have protective effect on men at risk of acute kidney injury

Restrictive approach to blood cell transfusions safe for patients undergoing cardiac surgery

Restrictive approach to blood cell transfusions safe for patients undergoing cardiac surgery