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INTRODUCTION Serum creatinine concentration (sCr) is the marker used for diagnosing and staging acute kidney injury (AKI) in the RIFLE and AKIN classification systems, but is influenced by several factors including its volume of distribution. We evaluated the effect of fluid accumulation on sCr to estimate severity of AKI. METHODS In 253 patients(More)
Among critically ill patients, acute kidney injury (AKI) requiring dialysis is associated with mortality rates generally in excess of 50%. Continuous renal replacement therapies (CRRT) often are recommended and widely used, although data to support its superiority over intermittent hemodialysis (IHD) are lacking. Data from the Program to Improve Care in(More)
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