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Acute Kidney Injury (Acute Renal Failure) Summary

Description: Abrupt reduction in kidney function defined as an absolute increase in serum CREATININE of more than or equal to 0.3. mg/dl, a percentage increase in serum creatinine of more than or equal to 50%, or a reduction in urine output. Acute kidney injury encompasses the entire spectrum of the syndrome including acute kidney failure; ACUTE KIDNEY TUBULAR NECROSIS; and other less severe conditions.

Also Known As: Acute Renal Failure; Acute Kidney Failure; Acute Kidney Insufficiency; Acute Renal Injury; Acute Renal Insufficiency Show All >>

Networked: 14438 relevant articles (574 outcomes, 1224 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Acute Kidney Injury

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Cisplatin (Platino) : 35 outcomes 63 studies in 358 results : FDA 6 Generic
  2. Glycerol (Glycerine) : 28 outcomes 54 studies in 292 results : FDA 6 Generic
  3. Creatinine : 27 outcomes 77 studies in 1141 results : IBA
  4. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 15 outcomes 43 studies in 421 results : IBA
  5. Gentamicins (Gentamicin) : 13 outcomes 22 studies in 202 results : FDA 63 Generic
  6. Furosemide (Lasix) : 12 outcomes 15 studies in 136 results : FDA 57 Generic
  7. Uranyl Nitrate : 12 outcomes 11 studies in 90 results : IBA
  8. Dopamine (Intropin) : 10 outcomes 15 studies in 96 results : FDA 36 Generic
  9. Vancomycin : 8 outcomes 12 studies in 81 results : FDA 23 Generic
  10. Acetylcysteine (Siran) : 8 outcomes 11 studies in 62 results : FDA 17 Generic
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Diseases Related to Acute Kidney Injury

  1. Sepsis (Septicemia)
  2. Ischemia
  3. Critical Illness (Critically Ill)
  4. Chronic Kidney Failure (Chronic Renal Failure)
  5. Inflammation
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Key Therapies for Acute Kidney Injury

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  1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 36 outcomes 34 studies in 893 results
  2. Renal Replacement Therapy (Therapies, Renal Replacement) : 33 outcomes 108 studies in 1045 results
  3. Peritoneal Dialysis : 12 outcomes 6 studies in 315 results
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 11 outcomes 20 studies in 241 results
  5. Resuscitation : 8 outcomes 7 studies in 83 results
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