Prognostic factors in acute renal failure due to sepsis. Results of a prospective multicentre study. The French Study Group on Acute Renal Failure.

@article{Neveu1996PrognosticFI,
  title={Prognostic factors in acute renal failure due to sepsis. Results of a prospective multicentre study. The French Study Group on Acute Renal Failure.},
  author={H Neveu and D J Kleinknecht and François Gilles Brivet and Philippe Loirat and Paul Landais},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={293-9}
}
BACKGROUND Sepsis is a major cause of acute renal failure in hospital patients, but its incidence and the associated prognostic factors have rarely been assessed prospectively by multivariate analysis. METHODS We conducted a prospective 6-month study in 20 multidisciplinary intensive care units to assess the prognosis of patients hospitalized with acute renal failure due to sepsis. Sepsis syndrome and septic shock were defined according to the criteria of the Society of Critical Care Medicine… CONTINUE READING

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