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Akute Nierenschädigung - Update 2021 [Acute kidney injury - update 2021]

Authors

  • K.M. Schmidt-Ott

Journal

  • Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift

Citation

  • Dtsch Med Wochenschr 146 (15): 988-993

Abstract

  • One in five hospitalized patients suffers acute kidney injury (AKI). Depending on its severity, AKI is associated with an up to 15-fold increased risk of mortality and constitutes a major risk factor for subsequent cardiovascular events and for the development of chronic kidney disease. This concise review summarizes recently published studies, focusing on 1.) automated AKI detection using electronic health records-based AKI alert systems, 2.) renal replacement therapy and its optimal timing and anticoagulation regimen, and 3.) coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) associated AKI.


DOI

doi:10.1055/a-1198-3745