Fluid overload and mortality are associated with acute kidney injury in sick near-term/term neonate

@article{Askenazi2012FluidOA,
  title={Fluid overload and mortality are associated with acute kidney injury in sick near-term/term neonate},
  author={David J. Askenazi and Rajesh H. Koralkar and Hayden E. Hundley and Angela Montesanti and Neha P Patil and Namasivayam Ambalavanan},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2012},
  volume={28},
  pages={661-666}
}
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common and portends mortality in several neonatal cohorts. Fluid overload is independently associated with poor outcomes in children and adults but has not been extensively studied in neonates. Between February 2010 and May 2011, we followed 58 neonates who met the following criteria: birth weight >2,000 g, gestational age ≥34 weeks, 5-min Apgar ≤7, and parental consent. Serum creatinine (SCr) was measured daily for first 4 days of life. AKI was defined as a rise in… CONTINUE READING
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