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AM Pharma B.V., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of recombinant human Alkaline Phosphatase (recAP) for inflammatory diseases, announced...
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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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The guideline contains chapters on definition, risk assessment, evaluation, prevention, and treatment. Definition and staging of AKI are based on...
Added 6 years ago
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.
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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.
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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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