Acute kidney injury and risk of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in Taiwan: A nationwide retrospective cohort study.

@article{Kuo2017AcuteKI,
  title={Acute kidney injury and risk of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in Taiwan: A nationwide retrospective cohort study.},
  author={Tsung-Hang Kuo and Hsin-Yang Li and Sheng Hsiang Lin},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2017},
  volume={151},
  pages={29-35}
}
INTRODUCTION Chronic kidney disease (CKD) increases risk for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). However, few studies have investigated the relationship between acute kidney injury (AKI) and risk of DVT and PE. Therefore, we conducted a nationwide longitudinal cohort study to determine whether patients with AKI are associated with increased risk of developing DVT and PE. METHODS We included >30years-old inpatients (n=4734) receiving the diagnosis of AKI from 2000 to 2006… CONTINUE READING