Renal dysfunction on admission, worsening renal function, and severity of acute kidney injury predict 2-year mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction.

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BACKGROUND Recent studies have proven that initial renal dysfunction and worsening renal function during hospitalization can predict the clinical outcome of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI). There is limited study regarding acute kidney injury (AKI) by the RIFLE classification (Risk of renal failure, Injury to the kidney, Failure of kidney… (More)

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@article{Hsieh2013RenalDO, title={Renal dysfunction on admission, worsening renal function, and severity of acute kidney injury predict 2-year mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction.}, author={Ming-Jer Hsieh and Yung-Chang Chen and Chun-Chi Chen and Chun-Li Wang and Lung-Sheng Wu and Chun-Chieh Wang}, journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society}, year={2013}, volume={77 1}, pages={217-23} }