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Lin Pu, Jingyuan Liu, Yang Luo, Hui Zeng, Hebing Guo, Jingjing Hao, Ningning Yin, Yufeng Liu, Haofeng Xiong, Jian Xiong, Ang Li
To describe the epidemiology, outcomes, and risk factors of acute kidney injury (AKI) among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU).We reviewed all the HIV-infected admissions to the ICU at Beijing Ditan hospital in the time span from June 2005 to May 2017 and collected demographic, clinical, and laboratory data for our sample. AKI was diagnosed and classified according to the Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes (KIDIGO) criteria. We analyzed the incidence of AKI and its associated mortality...
October 2018: AIDS Patient Care and STDs
Ranjita Pallavi, Lee Sunggeun, Donald Baumstein, Roger C Mendoza, Ashok Chaudhari
Stroke is one of the most severe complications of nephrotic syndrome (NS), only a few cases have been reported in previous literature. Some of those cases are not clear about whether the stroke was purely caused by NS because they also had other risk factors for stroke, such as old age, hypertension. A recent study showed that serum albumin less than 2.8 g/dL is a risk factor for thromboembolic events (venous thromboembolic events). Anticoagulation is suggested for patients with NS with low albumin by KIDIGO guideline 2012...
May 2016: American Journal of Therapeutics
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