Survivors of acute renal failure who do not recover renal function.

  title={Survivors of acute renal failure who do not recover renal function.},
  author={Sunil Bhandari and John H Turney},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  volume={89 6},
Overall survival in 1095 patients with severe acute renal failure (ARF) between 1984 and 1995 was 59.5%. Of these, 107 (16.2%) remained dependent on long-term dialysis. The frequency of end-stage renal failure (ESRF) in survivors of ARF varied between 3% and 41% according to the cause of ARF, being highest in those with acute renal parenchymal disease (in whom survival was also among the highest at 84%) and lowest in ARF due to obstetrics and trauma. Patients failing to regain adequate renal… CONTINUE READING
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