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BACKGROUND Studies on cancer patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) are restricted to specialized intensive care units (ICUs). The aim of this study was to compare the characteristics and outcomes of cancer and non-cancer patients requiring renal replacement therapy (RRT) for AKI in general ICUs. METHODS A prospective cohort study was conducted in 14(More)
INTRODUCTION Acute kidney injury usually develops in critically ill patients in the context of multiple organ dysfunctions. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of changes in associated organ dysfunctions over the first three days of renal replacement therapy on the outcomes of patients with acute kidney injury. METHODS Over a 19-month period, we evaluated(More)
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