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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.
Administering nitric oxide gas after heart surgery may decrease risk of kidney problems

Administering nitric oxide gas after heart surgery may decrease risk of kidney problems

Scientists develop algorithm to predict hypotension during surgery

Scientists develop algorithm to predict hypotension during surgery

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Opdivo plus low-dose Yervoy shows promising results in treating renal cell carcinoma patients

Study: Acute kidney injury linked with higher risk of cardiovascular events post hospital discharge

Study: Acute kidney injury linked with higher risk of cardiovascular events post hospital discharge

Acetaminophen use helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in pediatric heart surgery patients

Acetaminophen use helps reduce acute kidney injury risk in pediatric heart surgery patients

UH professor receives NIH grant to protect kidneys from obesity

UH professor receives NIH grant to protect kidneys from obesity

Study shows effectiveness of novel risk tool to predict readmission rates after TAVR

Study shows effectiveness of novel risk tool to predict readmission rates after TAVR

Clinical trial to examine stem cell therapy for treatment, prevention of complications after traumatic injury

Clinical trial to examine stem cell therapy for treatment, prevention of complications after traumatic injury

Researchers explore treatment target for acute kidney injury

Researchers explore treatment target for acute kidney injury

Caffeine may help neonates at increased risk of acute kidney injury

Caffeine may help neonates at increased risk of acute kidney injury

Research highlights methods to identify antibiotic related kidney damage in children with CF

Research highlights methods to identify antibiotic related kidney damage in children with CF

Deltex Medical’s ODM system reduces complications following major surgery

Deltex Medical’s ODM system reduces complications following major surgery

Beetroot may reduce kidney failure risk after heart x-ray, research reveals

Beetroot may reduce kidney failure risk after heart x-ray, research reveals

Research provides insights into mechanisms governing healthy longevity

Research provides insights into mechanisms governing healthy longevity

Adrenomedullin could serve as biomarker, therapeutic target in disorders caused by leaky blood vessels

Adrenomedullin could serve as biomarker, therapeutic target in disorders caused by leaky blood vessels

Chronic Kidney Disease Audit finds wide variations in coding of CKD patients in primary care

Chronic Kidney Disease Audit finds wide variations in coding of CKD patients in primary care

Study: Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants linked to reduced kidney risks

Study: Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants linked to reduced kidney risks

UofL researchers help discover new autoimmune disease that causes kidney failure

UofL researchers help discover new autoimmune disease that causes kidney failure

Computers can alert doctors of acute kidney injury earlier to help save lives

Computers can alert doctors of acute kidney injury earlier to help save lives

Report: Overall burden of kidney disease remains high in the U.S.

Report: Overall burden of kidney disease remains high in the U.S.