The inflammatory response to ischemic acute kidney injury: a result of the 'right stuff' in the 'wrong place'?

PURPOSE OF REVIEW Ischemic acute kidney injury may be exacerbated by an inflammatory response. How injury elicits inflammation remains a major question in understanding acute kidney injury. The present review examines the hypothesis that molecules released by injured cells elicit inflammation. RECENT FINDINGS After necrotic death, intracellular molecules… CONTINUE READING