Association between renal replacement therapy in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury and mortality.

@article{Bagshaw2013AssociationBR,
  title={Association between renal replacement therapy in critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury and mortality.},
  author={Sean M. Bagshaw and Shigehiko Uchino and John A. Kellum and Hiroshi Morimatsu and Stanislao Morgera and Miet Schetz and Ian Tan and Catherine Bouman and Etienne Macedo and Noel R T Gibney and A. Tolwani and Heleen M H Oudemans-Van Straaten and Claudio Ronco and Rinaldo Bellomo},
  journal={Journal of critical care},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={1011-8}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the characteristics and outcomes of critically ill patients with severe acute kidney injury (AKI) treated and not treated with renal replacement therapy (RRT). METHODS Secondary analysis of a multi-centre cohort study. Primary exposure was RRT. Primary outcome was propensity and multi-variable adjusted-hospital mortality. RESULTS We… CONTINUE READING