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AIM To investigate and describe cardiac troponins in subjects with acute kidney injury (AKI). METHODS A prospective observational study of troponin in subjects presenting with AKI in a tertiary hospital. Creatine kinase-MB (CKMB), troponin I (Abbott Laboratories), and troponin T (Roche 4th generation) were measured. Patients with conditions known to cause… (More)
Hypertension is common in patients with end stage renal disease. However, in patients non-responsive to standard measures to control the blood pressure, non-renal causes should be considered. We present the case of a patient on haemodialysis with difficult to control blood pressure.