Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 06 June 2017

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Late Breaking Clinical Trials from ERA-EDTA

Latest breaking clinical trial information from the 54th European Renal Association & European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) Congress, Madrid, 3-6 June, 2017

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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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IL-17A in Psoriasis

Experts discuss new targeted therapies for psoriasis at the European Association of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress 2015

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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

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.

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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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