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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.
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

Urinary DKK3 can improve prediction of AKI

Urinary DKK3 can improve prediction of AKI

Rapid fluid removal from patients with failing kidneys linked to increased risk of death

Rapid fluid removal from patients with failing kidneys linked to increased risk of death

Reprieve Cardiovascular announces results of clinical trials in patients with acute heart failure

Reprieve Cardiovascular announces results of clinical trials in patients with acute heart 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