Acute-on-chronic kidney injury at hospital discharge is associated with long-term dialysis and mortality.

Abstract

Existing chronic kidney disease (CKD) is among the most potent predictors of postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI). Here we quantified this risk in a multicenter, observational study of 9425 patients who survived to hospital discharge after major surgery. CKD was defined as a baseline estimated glomerular filtration rate <45 ml/min per 1.73 m(2). AKI was… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ki.2011.259

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@article{Wu2011AcuteonchronicKI, title={Acute-on-chronic kidney injury at hospital discharge is associated with long-term dialysis and mortality.}, author={Vin Cent Wu and Tao-min Huang and Chun-Fu Lai and Chih-Chung Shiao and Yu-Feng Lin and Tzong-Shinn Chu and Pei-Chen Wu and Chia-Ter Chao and Jaun-Yuan Wang and Tze-Wah Kao and G Young and Pi-Ru Tsai and Hung-Bin Tsai and Chieh-Li Wang and Ming-shou Wu and Wen Chih Chiang and I. Ju Tsai and Fu-chang Hu and Shuei-Liong Lin and Yung-Ming Chen and Tun-Jun Tsai and W R Ko and Kwan-Dun Wu}, journal={Kidney international}, year={2011}, volume={80 11}, pages={1222-30} }