Impaired kidney function at hospital discharge and long-term renal and overall survival in patients who received CRRT.

@article{Stads2013ImpairedKF,
  title={Impaired kidney function at hospital discharge and long-term renal and overall survival in patients who received CRRT.},
  author={Susanne Stads and Gijs Fortrie and Jasper van Bommel and Robert Zietse and Michiel Gerardus Henricus Betjes},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2013},
  volume={8 8},
  pages={1284-91}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Critically ill patients with AKI necessitating renal replacement therapy (RRT) have high in-hospital mortality, and survivors are at risk for kidney dysfunction at hospital discharge. The objective was to evaluate the association between impaired kidney function at hospital discharge with long-term renal and overall survival. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS Degree of kidney dysfunction in relation to long-term effects on renal survival and patient… CONTINUE READING