Nationwide epidemiology and prognosis of dialysis-requiring acute kidney injury (NEP-AKI-D) study: Design and methods.

@article{Shiao2016NationwideEA,
  title={Nationwide epidemiology and prognosis of dialysis-requiring acute kidney injury (NEP-AKI-D) study: Design and methods.},
  author={Chih-Chung Shiao and Pei-Chen Wu and Vin Cent Wu and Jui-Hsiang Lin and Heng-Chih Pan and Ya-Fei Yang and Tai-Shuan Lai and Tao-Min Huang and Che-Hsiung Wu and Wei-Shun Yang and Chih-jen Wu and Chih-Chin Kao and C Y Sun and Chun-Te Huang and Kuo-Hua Lee and Chan-Yu Lin and T C Chen and Fu-chang Hu and Hung-Hsiang Liou and Kuo-Cheng Lu and K. L. Chien and Jian-Jhong Wang and Wei-Chih Kan and Feng-Chi Kuo and Hugo You-Hsien Lin and Cheng-Min Chen and Zi-Hong You and J. -J. P. Tsai and Chih-Jen Weng and Hung-Yuan Chen and C Chang and Wen-Ding Hsu and Mai-Szu Wu and Chiu-ching Huang and K D Wu},
  journal={Nephrology},
  year={2016},
  volume={21 9},
  pages={758-64}
}
AIM Acute kidney injury (AKI) carries an increasing incidence rate worldwide and increases the risk of developing end-stage renal disease (ESRD) as well as the medical expenses during the post-AKI course. The Taiwan Consortium for Acute Kidney Injury and Renal Diseases (CAKs) has thus launched a nationwide epidemiology and prognosis of dialysis-requiring acute kidney injury (NEP-AKI-D) study, which prospectively enrols critically ill patients with AKI. Through thoroughly evaluating the risk and… CONTINUE READING