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Septic acute kidney injury in critically ill Indian patients

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

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

Citation Information : Jain S, Bhadauria D, Baronia AK, Singh RK, Gurjar M. 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: 00-02-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

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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