Survey of acute renal failure in patients with cystic fibrosis in the UK.

@article{Bertenshaw2007SurveyOA,
  title={Survey of acute renal failure in patients with cystic fibrosis in the UK.},
  author={Carol Bertenshaw and Alan Rees Watson and Sarah N. Lewis and Alan Smyth},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={2007},
  volume={62 6},
  pages={541-5}
}
BACKGROUND There has been a recent increase in the number of reported cases of acute renal failure (ARF) in cystic fibrosis (CF). A study was undertaken to determine the incidence risk of ARF in patients with CF in the UK and to identify possible aetiological factors. METHODS All doctors working at UK CF centres were asked if they had been involved with the management of a patient with CF who had developed ARF. Those responding positively were asked to request informed consent for entry into… CONTINUE READING

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