Comparison of RIFLE, AKIN, and KDIGO classifications for assessing prognosis of patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

@article{Tsai2017ComparisonOR,
  title={Comparison of RIFLE, AKIN, and KDIGO classifications for assessing prognosis of patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.},
  author={Tsung-Yu Tsai Tsai and Hao Chien and Feng-Chun Tsai and Heng-Chih Pan and Huang-Yu Yang and Shen-Yang Lee and H H Hsu and J. T. Fang and Chih-Wei Yang and Yung-Chang Chen},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  year={2017},
  volume={116 11},
  pages={
          844-851
        }
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Acute kidney injury (AKI) developing during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is associated with very poor outcome. The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) group published a new AKI definition in 2012. This study analyzed the outcomes of patients treated with ECMO and identified the relationship between the prognosis and the KDIGO classification. METHODS This study examined total 312 patients initially, and finally reviewed the medical records of 167… CONTINUE READING