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Septic acute kidney injury in critically ill Indian patients

Sunil Jain, Dharmendra Bhadauria, Arvind K. Baronia, Ratender K. Singh

Keywords : Acute kidney injury, critically ill, intensive care unit, sepsis

Citation Information : Jain S, Bhadauria D, Baronia AK, Singh RK. Septic acute kidney injury in critically ill Indian patients. Indian J Crit Care Med 2013; 17 (1):49-52.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.112147

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-05-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


Acute kidney injury (AKI) is an independent variable for poor outcome in critically ill patients. The pathophysiology of septic AKI is distinct from that of non-septic AKI. We studied the clinical profile and outcome of septic AKI since such data is sparse in Indian patients. In this single-center retrospective, observational, cohort study, septic AKI has been found with high incidence (31%) and overall mortality was 52%. Age, number of non-renal organ failure, and APACHE II score were found as significant predictors of outcome in this population.

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