Etiology of acute renal failure in a tertiary center.

  title={Etiology of acute renal failure in a tertiary center.},
  author={Malik Anas Rabbani and Haseeb Bin Habib and Bilal Karim Siddiqui and M. Hammad Nadeem Tahir and Bushra N. Ahmad and Ghulam Murtaza and Qamaruddin Maria and Aasim Ahmad},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  volume={19 6},
Acute renal failure (ARF) occurs commonly in developing countries. Our aim was to assess the etiologies and outcomes of ARF in a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan and compare them with data from developed and developing countries. All patients admitted to the Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi from January 1991 to December 2000 fulfilling the criteria of acute renal failure were reviewed retrospectively. Acute renal failure for the purpose of this study was defined as persistent elevation… CONTINUE READING