Acute renal disease, as defined by the RIFLE criteria, post-liver transplantation.

  title={Acute renal disease, as defined by the RIFLE criteria, post-liver transplantation.},
  author={Aisling M O'Riordan and Vincent Wong and Robert McQuillan and P A Mccormick and John E. Hegarty and Alan M. Watson},
  journal={American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons},
  volume={7 1},
Acute renal failure (ARF) can complicate up to 60% of orthotopic liver transplants (OLT). The RIFLE criteria were developed to provide a consensus definition for acute renal disease in critically ill patients. Using the RIFLE criteria, we aimed to determine the incidence and risk factors for ARF and acute renal injury (ARI), and to evaluate the link with the outcomes, patient survival and length of hospital stay. Three hundred patients, who received 359 OLTs, were retrospectively analyzed. ARI… CONTINUE READING


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