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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.
Johns Hopkins team develops new method to maintain sufficient supplies of kidney dialysis fluid

Johns Hopkins team develops new method to maintain sufficient supplies of kidney dialysis fluid

High DPP3 concentration in the blood predicts multiple organ failure in burn patients

High DPP3 concentration in the blood predicts multiple organ failure in burn patients

Study demonstrates dynamic and broad-scale immune alterations in COVID-19 patient

Study demonstrates dynamic and broad-scale immune alterations in COVID-19 patient

Poorer regions in the Philippines have more COVID-19 cases

Poorer regions in the Philippines have more COVID-19 cases

China with the world: COVID-19 experts dialogues - the 2nd talk transcript

China with the world: COVID-19 experts dialogues - the 2nd talk transcript

Pancreatitis drug Nafamostat shows promise for coronavirus

Pancreatitis drug Nafamostat shows promise for coronavirus

Research shows increased kidney injury risks for hospitalized pregnant women

Research shows increased kidney injury risks for hospitalized pregnant women

Ibuprofen could increase risk of coronavirus complications

Ibuprofen could increase risk of coronavirus complications

What does COVID-19 do to the body?

What does COVID-19 do to the body?

Sphingotec’s bio-ADM can reliably support physicians in identifying high-risk sepsis patients

Sphingotec’s bio-ADM can reliably support physicians in identifying high-risk sepsis patients

New set of recommendations for managing liver failure in the ICU

New set of recommendations for managing liver failure in the ICU

New treatment target for acute kidney injury prevention revealed

New treatment target for acute kidney injury prevention revealed

Renal stem cells can be isolated from urine

Renal stem cells can be isolated from urine

New recommendations to improve survival chances for patients with acute bowel obstruction

New recommendations to improve survival chances for patients with acute bowel obstruction

New treatment target could change the outlook of patients at risk of kidney injury

New treatment target could change the outlook of patients at risk of kidney injury

Urine protein levels can help identify patients at higher risk for future loss of kidney function

Urine protein levels can help identify patients at higher risk for future loss of kidney function

Patients can be discharged 3 days after open heart surgery without increased risk for complications

Patients can be discharged 3 days after open heart surgery without increased risk for complications

Rushing into intense exercise after a break can cause “rhabdo”, potentially leading to kidney injury

Rushing into intense exercise after a break can cause “rhabdo”, potentially leading to kidney injury

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