Hélio Bonomo

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Patients can experience acute kidney injury and require renal replacement therapy at any time during their admission to intensive care units. Prognostic scores have been used to characterize and stratify patients by the severity of acute disease, but scores based on findings during the day of admission may not be reliable surrogate markers of the severity(More)
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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