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BACKGROUND Because neither the incidence and risk factors for rhabdomyolysis in the ICU nor the dynamics of its main complication, i.e., rhabdomyolysis-induced acute kidney injury (AKI) are well known, we retrospectively studied a large population of adult ICU patients (n = 1,769). METHODS CK and sMb (serum myoglobin) and uMb (urinary myoglobin) were(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate and analyse epidemiology, demographics and patterns of presentation of assault induced stab injuries in a main Belgian trauma centre. To evaluate surgical management, complications and postoperative follow-up of the stab wound victims. METHODS One hundred and seventy assaulted patients, hospitalised because of stab injuries from(More)
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