Acute renal failure in Nigerian children: Port Harcourt experience

  title={Acute renal failure in Nigerian children: Port Harcourt experience},
  author={Ifeoma Comfort Anochie and Felicia Uchezuba Eke},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
Acute renal failure (ARF) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in children. It may be pre-renal, intrinsic, or post-renal (obstructive) in aetiology. ARF was investigated in children in the south-southern part of Nigeria to determine the prevalence, aetiology, management and outcome of ARF. A retrospective review of data from all children from birth to 16 years of age admitted into the Department of Paediatrics, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH), with the… CONTINUE READING


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