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COVID-19-associated atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome and use of Eculizumab therapy.
Journal of Nephrology; Gill J, Hebert CA et. al.

Aug 25th, 2021 - There is a high incidence of acute kidney injury with COVID-19 infections. The etiologies of acute kidney injury could be ischemic acute tubular necrosis or a complex process of complement activation leading to thrombotic microangiopathy. We prese...

Strong Associations Between Early Tubular Damage and Urinary Cytokine, Chemokine, and G...
Journal of Interferon & Cytokine Research : the Official ... Fellström B, Helmersson-Karlqvist J et. al.

Aug 20th, 2021 - Acute tubular necrosis is associated with high mortality rates and it is important to develop new biomarkers for tubular damage. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of early tubular damage on a large number of urinary cytokines, ch...

COVID-19 and the kidney: time to take a closer look.
International Urology and Nephrology; Liakopoulos V, Roumeliotis S et. al.

Aug 13th, 2021 - Although coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is primarily a respiratory disease, the kidney may be among the target organs of infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-COV-2). Independently of baseline kidney function, acute ...

Current knowledge about biomarkers of acute kidney injury in liver cirrhosis.
Clinical and Molecular Hepatology; Lee HA, Seo YS

Aug 3rd, 2021 - Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common in advanced cirrhosis. Prerenal azotemia, hepatorenal syndrome, and acute tubular necrosis are the main causes of AKI in patients with cirrhosis. Evaluation of renal function and differentiation between function...

Dysfunction of the key ferroptosis-surveilling systems hypersensitizes mice to tubular ...
Nature Communications; Tonnus W, Meyer C et. al.

Jul 22nd, 2021 - Acute kidney injury (AKI) is morphologically characterized by a synchronized plasma membrane rupture of cells in a specific section of a nephron, referred to as acute tubular necrosis (ATN). Whereas the involvement of necroptosis is well character...

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No Need to Dread Acute Kidney Injury

Jul 23rd, 2020 - Matthew F. Watto, MD: Welcome back. This is the Curbsiders. I'm Dr Matthew Watto, here with the great Dr Paul Williams. Paul N. Williams, MD: I'm going to take the reins for a change. This is a recap of one of our Curbsider podcast episodes. Tonig...

No Virus Found in Injured Kidneys of COVID-19 Patients

Jul 23rd, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Although acute kidney injury is seen in a substantial minority of patients with severe COVID-19, no evidence of the presence of SARS-CoV-2 was found in kidney biopsies from a small series of such patients, according to ...

Acute Kidney Injury Common With Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

Nov 8th, 2019 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About one in six cancer patients treated with immune-checkpoint inhibitors develops at least transient acute kidney injury (AKI), a retrospective study found. "Patients receiving immune-checkpoint inhibitors can experie...

Acute Kidney Injury: Treatment Depends on the Cause

Oct 14th, 2019 - Urinalysis is helpful for ruling out intrinsic causes of AKI. Patients with intrarenal AKI will have abnormal urine sediment; for example, red blood cell casts are found in glomerulonephritis; granular casts in cases of acute tubular necrosis; and.

When Can You Stop Dialysis?
Marlene Shaw-Gallagher, PA-C

Mar 25th, 2019 - Q) When my patient was told that she needed dialysis, one of her first questions was, "For how long?" Which got me thinking: How often do dialysis patients regain kidney function? Are some more likely than others to be able to stop dialysis? Diagn.

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