Learning Zones

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

Fabry Disease

Fabry Disease

Explore the pathophysiology and treatment options for Fabry disease, a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme alpha-galactosidase A

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Guidelines

Acute kidney injury: prevention, detection and management

This guideline covers preventing, detecting, and managing acute kidney injury in children (aged above 1 month and below 12 years), young people (aged 12 to 17 years) and adults (aged 18 years or older).

Added 4 years ago

KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury

The 2011 KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) aims to assist practitioners caring for adults and children at risk for or with AKI, including contrast-induced acute kidney injury (CI-AKI).

Added 6 years ago

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Journal articles

Comparative efficacy of drugs for preventing acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: A network meta-analysis.

Acute kidney injury (AKI) occurs frequently after cardiac surgery and has been associated with increased hospital length of stay, mortality, and costs.

Added 8 months ago

Causal relationship between hypoalbuminemia and acute kidney injury.

Our meta-analysis published in 2010 provided evidence that low levels of serum albumin (hypoalbuminemia) are a significant independent predictor of acute kidney injury (AKI) and death following AKI.

Added 10 months ago

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.

Added 1 year ago

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