Incidence and characterization of acute kidney injury after acetaminophen overdose.

Abstract

PURPOSE Acute kidney injury (AKI) occurs in 2-10% of patients with acetaminophen (APAP) overdose. Elevation in creatinine (SCr) typically occurs 2 to 5 days after ingestion, with a mean peak on day 7, and normalization over a month. However, it remains unclear whether renal impairment occurs without hepatotoxicity. We hypothesized that APAP-associated acute… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2016.06.004

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