Outcome of thirty patients with ANCA-associated renal vasculitis admitted to the intensive care unit.

@article{Frausov2008OutcomeOT,
  title={Outcome of thirty patients with ANCA-associated renal vasculitis admitted to the intensive care unit.},
  author={Doubravka Frausov{\'a} and Martina Brejnikova and Zdenka Hru{\vs}kov{\'a} and Zuzana R{\'i}hov{\'a} and Vladim{\'i}r Tesař},
  journal={Renal failure},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 9},
  pages={890-5}
}
The natural course of as-yet-untreated ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) or complications of immunosuppressive treatment may result in rapid clinical deterioration with the need of admission to an intensive care unit (ICU). The aim of this retrospective study was to assess the outcome of patients with renal AAV admitted to the ICU in a single center. We reviewed the medical records of all 218 patients with AAV followed in our department between January 2001 and December 2006 and selected those… CONTINUE READING