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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.
Triage NGAL bedside blood test helps identify AKI risk: New study

Triage NGAL bedside blood test helps identify AKI risk: New study

Acute kidney injury associated with increased long-term mortality

Acute kidney injury associated with increased long-term mortality

Majority of dialysis patients face readmission to acute care facilities, says study

Majority of dialysis patients face readmission to acute care facilities, says study

New urine tests may help predict kidney problems post surgery

New urine tests may help predict kidney problems post surgery

Study shows appropriate use of CRRT improves AKI patient outcomes

Study shows appropriate use of CRRT improves AKI patient outcomes

Triage NGAL Test allows early identification of AKI in ICU patients

Triage NGAL Test allows early identification of AKI in ICU patients

Acute kidney injury multiplies the risk of future kidney complications

Acute kidney injury multiplies the risk of future kidney complications

Long-term implications of severe acute kidney problems

Long-term implications of severe acute kidney problems

'Urine NGAL' gives clues to kidney injury in ICU patients and HIV-related kidney disease

'Urine NGAL' gives clues to kidney injury in ICU patients and HIV-related kidney disease

New formula accurately measures kidney function in children

New formula accurately measures kidney function in children

Acute kidney injury predisposes elderly to serious kidney disease

Acute kidney injury predisposes elderly to serious kidney disease

NGAL protein levels in simple urine test speed diagnosis of failing kidneys

NGAL protein levels in simple urine test speed diagnosis of failing kidneys

Bioartificial kidney speeds recovery, reduces mortality

Bioartificial kidney speeds recovery, reduces mortality

Creatinine increase in elderly means increased renal disease, mortality

Creatinine increase in elderly means increased renal disease, mortality

Acute kidney injury with sepsis

Acute kidney injury with sepsis

Simple laboratory test predicts risk of kidney injury after surgery

Simple laboratory test predicts risk of kidney injury after surgery

Simple laboratory test predicts risk of kidney injury after surgery

Simple laboratory test predicts risk of kidney injury after surgery

Intensive insulin therapy reduces the risk of death in critically ill patients

Intensive insulin therapy reduces the risk of death in critically ill patients

Potential biomarker to predict acute kidney injury earlier than current tests

Potential biomarker to predict acute kidney injury earlier than current tests

New drug to treat kidney failure during septic shock

New drug to treat kidney failure during septic shock