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FDA approves Phoxillum Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury patients- Baxter

Baxter International Inc.announced the FDA has approved Phoxillum Renal Replacement Solutions (BK4/2.5 and B22K4/0) as replacement solutions in Continuous Renal...

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Lucassin (Ikaria) is approved for Hepatorenal Syndrome in Australia

Australian regulators have approved Lucassin (terlipressin) from Ikaria Australia for the treatment of Hepatorenal Syndrome type 1 (HRS 1) in...

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Guidelines

Diagnosis and management of acute kidney injury in patients with cirrhosis: Revised consensus recommendations of the International Club of Ascites.

Acute renal failure (ARF) is a common complication in patients with decompensated cirrhosis. The traditional diagnostic criteria of renal failure in these patients were proposed in 1996...

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Acute kidney injury: Prevention, detection and management of acute kidney injury up to the point of renal replacement therapy

This guideline emphasises early intervention and stresses the importance of risk assessment and prevention, early recognition and treatment. It is...

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KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury

The guideline contains chapters on definition, risk assessment, evaluation, prevention, and treatment. Definition and staging of AKI are based on...

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Journal articles

Fluid management in sepsis: The potential beneficial effects of albumin

Fluid administration is a key intervention in hemodynamic resuscitation. Timely expansion (or restoration) of plasma volume may prevent tissue hypoxia and help to preserve organ function.

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Effect of exogenous albumin on the incidence of postoperative acute kidney injury in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery with a preoperative albumin level of less than 4.0 g/dl

Hypoalbuminemia may increase the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI). The authors investigated whether the immediate preoperative administration of 20% albumin solution affects the incidence of AKI after off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery.

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Patients With Multiple Myeloma Have More Complications After Surgical Treatment of Hip Fracture.

Bone lesions from multiple myeloma may lead to pathological fracture of the proximal femur, requiring either fixation or arthroplasty. Little is known about the impact of multiple myeloma on hip fracture care.

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