Pre-Stage Acute Kidney Injury Can Predict Mortality and Medical Costs in Hospitalized Patients

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The significance of minimal increases in serum creatinine below the levels indicative of the acute kidney injury (AKI) stage is not well established. We aimed to investigate the influence of pre-stage AKI (pre-AKI) on clinical outcomes. We enrolled a total of 21,261 patients who were admitted to the Seoul National University Bundang Hospital from January 1… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167038

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@inproceedings{Lee2016PreStageAK, title={Pre-Stage Acute Kidney Injury Can Predict Mortality and Medical Costs in Hospitalized Patients}, author={Jeonghwan Lee and Seon Ha Baek and Shin Young Ahn and Ho Jun Chin and Ki Young Na and Dong Wan Chae and Sejoong Kim}, booktitle={PloS one}, year={2016} }