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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.
Renal infarction linked with acute kidney injury in patients with cardiac amyloidosis

Renal infarction linked with acute kidney injury in patients with cardiac amyloidosis

C-Path and Japan's PMDA join forces on first-of-its-kind biomarker project

C-Path and Japan's PMDA join forces on first-of-its-kind biomarker project

Less invasive valve replacement can be safe and effective alternative for healthier patients

Less invasive valve replacement can be safe and effective alternative for healthier patients

Study finds TAVR to be as good as open-heart surgery for patients at low surgical risk

Study finds TAVR to be as good as open-heart surgery for patients at low surgical risk

Study: Using steroids during cardic bypass surgery did not reduce acute kidney injury risk

Study: Using steroids during cardic bypass surgery did not reduce acute kidney injury risk

Common acid reflux drugs tied to elevated risk for kidney disease

Common acid reflux drugs tied to elevated risk for kidney disease

NSAID pretreatment  promotes cardiorenal syndrome in heart failure

NSAID pretreatment promotes cardiorenal syndrome in heart failure

Researchers identify new therapeutic targets for kidney fibrosis

Researchers identify new therapeutic targets for kidney fibrosis

Understanding healing role for kidney-resident macrophages may help treat acute kidney injury

Understanding healing role for kidney-resident macrophages may help treat acute kidney injury

Drinking soft drinks while exercising in hot weather may increase risk of kidney disease

Drinking soft drinks while exercising in hot weather may increase risk of kidney disease

Acutely injured deceased-donor kidneys are suitable for transplant, study suggests

Acutely injured deceased-donor kidneys are suitable for transplant, study suggests

Protecting powerhouse of cells could provide better way to treat acute kidney injury

Protecting powerhouse of cells could provide better way to treat acute kidney injury

D-serine produced by gut microbiota protects against acute kidney injury, show study

D-serine produced by gut microbiota protects against acute kidney injury, show study

New diabetes drugs linked to increased risk of lower-limb amputation and ketoacidosis

New diabetes drugs linked to increased risk of lower-limb amputation and ketoacidosis

AstraZeneca to present Phase III CVOT DECLARE-TIMI 58 results at AHA Scientific Sessions

AstraZeneca to present Phase III CVOT DECLARE-TIMI 58 results at AHA Scientific Sessions

High-impact clinical trial results could affect kidney-related medical care

High-impact clinical trial results could affect kidney-related medical care

Combination of Opdivo and Yervoy shows four-year survival benefits in patients with advanced melanoma

Combination of Opdivo and Yervoy shows four-year survival benefits in patients with advanced melanoma

Merck presents MK-1454 Phase 1 data for treatment of advanced solid tumors or lymphomas

Merck presents MK-1454 Phase 1 data for treatment of advanced solid tumors or lymphomas

Merck presents KEYNOTE-057 trial results for patients with high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

Merck presents KEYNOTE-057 trial results for patients with high-risk non-muscle invasive bladder cancer

New pragmatic study launched to understand the effectiveness of new type 2 diabetes drug

New pragmatic study launched to understand the effectiveness of new type 2 diabetes drug