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VOLUME 24 , ISSUE 8 ( August, 2020 ) > List of Articles

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Renal Replacement Therapy in Pregnancy-related Acute Kidney Injury: Getting the Timing Right

Valentine A Lobo

Keywords : Fetal loss, Pregnancy-related acute kidney injury, Renal replacement therapy

Citation Information : Lobo VA. Renal Replacement Therapy in Pregnancy-related Acute Kidney Injury: Getting the Timing Right. Indian J Crit Care Med 2020; 24 (8):624-625.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23540

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 21-09-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Recent trials have failed to show a survival benefit from the early initiation of dialytic therapies in acute kidney injury (AKI), but the problem has not been studied in pregnancy-related AKI. While the KDIGO criteria have not been validated in pregnancy-related acute kidney injury (PRAKI), additionally both fetal and maternal outcomes require to be studied. The short observational study by Banerjee et al. contains some interesting observations.


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