Risk factors for renal failure in pediatric patients with acute myeloid leukemia: a retrospective cohort study.

@article{Fisher2010RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for renal failure in pediatric patients with acute myeloid leukemia: a retrospective cohort study.},
  author={Brian T. Fisher and Theoklis E. Zaoutis and Kateri Heydon Leckerman and Russell Localio and Richard Aplenc},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={655-61}
}
BACKGROUND In children receiving treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) there is often concern for the development of acute renal failure (ARF). Despite this, data are limited to define the incidence of ARF in this population. This study aims to evaluate the rate of ARF in AML patients and to delineate the impact of age, race, various co-morbid conditions and antimicrobial agents on the development of ARF. METHODS A cohort of newly diagnosed AML patients from children's hospitals across… CONTINUE READING

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