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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.
Simple risk score can help predict contrast-associated kidney injury after PCI

Simple risk score can help predict contrast-associated kidney injury after PCI

Potential biomarkers of coagulopathy and disease severity in COVID-19

Potential biomarkers of coagulopathy and disease severity in COVID-19

Identification of a candidate effector gene at COVID-19 risk locus

Identification of a candidate effector gene at COVID-19 risk locus

Inflammatory cytokines may help predict patient outcomes after traumatic injury

Inflammatory cytokines may help predict patient outcomes after traumatic injury

Potential link between SARS-CoV-2 infection and secondary occurrence of anti-NMDAR encephalitis

Potential link between SARS-CoV-2 infection and secondary occurrence of anti-NMDAR encephalitis

Study reports on ex vivo drug delivery system for delivering MSCs to kidney disease patients

Study reports on ex vivo drug delivery system for delivering MSCs to kidney disease patients

Melatonin reduces kidney failure in people treated with the antibiotic vancomycin

Melatonin reduces kidney failure in people treated with the antibiotic vancomycin

COVID-19 associated with increased risk of kidney damage, end-stage kidney diseases

COVID-19 associated with increased risk of kidney damage, end-stage kidney diseases

Severe COVID-19 negatively impacts kidney function in kidney transplant recipients

Severe COVID-19 negatively impacts kidney function in kidney transplant recipients

Higher mortality rates and age-related disease patterns in pediatric COVID-19

Higher mortality rates and age-related disease patterns in pediatric COVID-19

COVID-19 with pre-eclampsia and acute fatty liver of pregnancy

COVID-19 with pre-eclampsia and acute fatty liver of pregnancy

Study examines clinical outcomes in vaccinated individuals hospitalized with SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant

Study examines clinical outcomes in vaccinated individuals hospitalized with SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant

Oral prodrug delivers carbon monoxide to protect against acute kidney injury

Oral prodrug delivers carbon monoxide to protect against acute kidney injury

The impact of COVID-19 on dialysis patients

The impact of COVID-19 on dialysis patients

Can antioxidants help manage neurological complications in COVID-19?

Can antioxidants help manage neurological complications in COVID-19?

Study finds low rate of SARS-CoV-2 reinfection for patients with severe illness

Study finds low rate of SARS-CoV-2 reinfection for patients with severe illness

Could urine tests predict kidney injury and mortality in COVID-19?

Could urine tests predict kidney injury and mortality in COVID-19?

New cell-penetrating peptide may protect against life-threatening microbial inflammation

New cell-penetrating peptide may protect against life-threatening microbial inflammation

Link between SARS-CoV-2 organotropism and kidney injury

Link between SARS-CoV-2 organotropism and kidney injury

Addressing climate change for better kidney health

Addressing climate change for better kidney health