Tag: aki

1. In a retrospective cohort study, several pre-operative and operative factors were found to be associated with acute kidney injury and future mortality. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a significant cause of morality amongst hospitalized patients, especially those undergoing cardiac surgery (CS). This study sought...
1. Acute kidney injury (AKI) was common among individuals in Mexico with COVID-19 pneumonia. 2. Risk factors for developing AKI were older age, obesity, and need for invasive mechanical ventilation upon admission. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Individuals testing positive for COVID-19 present with a wide range of comorbidities. COVID-19 pneumonia and...
The Incidence, Risk Factors and In-Hospital Mortality of Acute Kidney Injury in Patients After Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: A Single-Center Retrospective Analysis of 335 Patients 1. For patients undergoing surgical interventions for acute type A aortic dissections (AAAD), post-operative acute kidney injury was shown to increase patient...
Vitamin D and the risk of dystocia: A case-control study 1. Compared ­­to women who had spontaneous vaginal deliveries, women who underwent caesarian sections due to dystocia had decreased vitamin D level. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Dystocia, otherwise known as difficult or obstructed labor, is either directly or indirectly responsible for...