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Editor’s Pick: Acute Kidney Injury in Tropical Countries

Editor’s Pick: Acute Kidney Injury in Tropical Countries

Nephrology July 18, 2017 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

This particularly comprehensive and realistic review of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and management of AKI in a tropical country like India is highly recommended reading. Prof Norbert Lameire *Jeyachandran Dhanapriya, Thanigachalam Dineshkumar, Ramanathan Sakthirajan, Natarajan Gopalakrishnan Institute of Nephrology, Madras Medical College and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, Chennai, India *Correspondence toRead More

Acute Kidney Injury in the Critically Ill Still Remains a Challenge

Acute Kidney Injury in the Critically Ill Still Remains a Challenge

Nephrology July 18, 2017 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

*Karin Janssen van Doorn Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products, Brussels, Belgium *Correspondence to k.janssenvandoorn@gmail.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 20.12.16 Accepted: 11.04.17 Citation: EMJ Nephrol. 2017;5[1]:93-101. Abstract Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication of critical illness and is associated with highRead More

Editor’s Pick: Urgent Start Peritoneal Dialysis: A Viable Option for Acute and Chronic Kidney Failure

Editor’s Pick: Urgent Start Peritoneal Dialysis: A Viable Option for Acute and Chronic Kidney Failure

European Medical Journal April 5, 2016 at 8:56 AM 0 comments

In this edition’s Editor’s Pick, Ponce et al. tackle the various complexities of urgent-start peritoneal dialysis in both acute and chronic kidney failure in light of the current use of haemodialysis, extending their study beyond the controversies and limitations of its use. This in-depth review focusses on the available evidenceRead More

Acute Kidney Injury – An Update

Acute Kidney Injury – An Update

Nephrology July 14, 2015 at 9:42 AM 0 comments

Matt Varrier, Richard Fisher, *Marlies Ostermann Department of Critical Care & Nephrology, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Hospital, London, UK *Correspondence to Marlies.Ostermann@gstt.nhs.uk Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 05.02.15 Accepted: 16.04.15 Citation: EMJ Nephrol. 2015;3[1]:75-82. Abstract The syndrome of acute kidney injury (AKI) occursRead More