Hospital-acquired acute kidney injury in Chinese very elderly persons.

  title={Hospital-acquired acute kidney injury in Chinese very elderly persons.},
  author={Jing Wen and Qingli Cheng and Jiahui Zhao and Qiang Ma and Ting Song and Sheng Liu and Xiaodan Wang and Meihua Li and Xiaoying Zhang},
  journal={Journal of nephrology},
  volume={26 3},
OBJECTIVES To investigate the incidence, pathogenetic factors, the prognosis and correlation factors of the hospitalized very elderly patients(=80) with acute kidney injury (AKI). METHODS The clinical data of the patients older than 80 admitted in PLA General Hospital from June 1, 2008 to December 31, 2009 were collected. The patients with AKI were identified and their records of clinical characteristics were analyzed. RESULTS The overall incidence of AKI in very elderly patients was 14.8… CONTINUE READING
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