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Chronic kidney disease as a global public health problem: approaches and initiatives - a position statement from Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is increasingly recognized as a global public health problem. There is now convincing evidence that CKD can be detected using simple laboratory tests, and that treatmentExpand
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Urinary N-acetyl-beta-(D)-glucosaminidase activity and kidney injury molecule-1 level are associated with adverse outcomes in acute renal failure.
The role of urinary biomarkers of kidney injury in the prediction of adverse clinical outcomes in acute renal failure (ARF) has not been well described. The relationship between urinaryExpand
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Impact of hospital-associated hyponatremia on selected outcomes.
BACKGROUND Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte disorder encountered in hospitalized patients. METHODS We evaluated whether hospital-associated hyponatremia has an independent effect onExpand
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World incidence of AKI: a meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The burden of AKI around the globe has not been systematically examined. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS A systematic review (2004-2012) of large cohortExpand
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Incidence and prevalence of hyponatremia.
Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte abnormality encountered in clinical practice. The reported frequency of the disorder is determined by a number of factors, including the definition ofExpand
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Epidemiology and outcomes of acute renal failure in hospitalized patients: a national survey.
The aim of this study was to provide a broad characterization of the epidemiology of acute renal failure (ARF) in the United States using national administrative data and describe its impact onExpand
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Effect of intra-dialytic, low-intensity strength training on functional capacity in adult haemodialysis patients: a randomized pilot trial.
BACKGROUND Kidney failure is associated with muscle wasting and physical impairment. Moderate- to high-intensity strength training improves physical performance, nutritional status and quality ofExpand
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Comparative analysis of urinary biomarkers for early detection of acute kidney injury following cardiopulmonary bypass
The purpose of this study was to compare the performance of six candidate urinary biomarkers, kidney injury molecule (KIM)-1, N-acetyl-β-D-glucosaminidase (NAG), neutrophil gelatinase-associatedExpand
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Timing of renal replacement therapy initiation in acute renal failure: a meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Some studies have suggested that early institution of renal replacement therapy (RRT) might be associated with improved outcomes in patients with acute renal failure (ARF). STUDY DESIGNExpand
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Mortality caused by sepsis in patients with end-stage renal disease compared with the general population.
BACKGROUND In the United States, infection is second to cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), and septicemia accounts for more than 75%Expand
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