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Intensive Renal Replacement Therapy and Mechanical Ventilation Duration

2020 11 Oct

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a global health issue, accounting for approximately two million deaths per year as well as presenting a heavy economic burden on healthcare systems. Hospital-acquired AKI is associated with increased risk of death and prolonged length of hospital stay.   There are no effective treatments beyond supportive care for patients... Read more

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The Importance Of Continuous Monitoring Of Urine Flow In Critical Care Patients

2020 30 Jun

ABSTRACT This review discusses the importance of continuous, real-time monitoring of urine flow in critical care patients and its potential role in Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and fluid management in a variety of clinical conditions.  Real-time, reliable monitoring of urine flow enables clinicians to detect early signs of kidney injury, and facilitates... Read more

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COVID-19 and Acute Kidney Injury

2020 03 Jun

Incidence and risk factors for acute kidney injury (AKI) in COVID-19 patients Recent reports from China, Italy, and the US indicate that there is a 25-37% incidence of AKI among critically ill COVID-19 patients (Singh 2020, Hirsch et al. 2020). In a study of 5449 hospitalized COVID-19 patients, AKI was observed primarily in patients with respiratory... Read more

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DeepMind AI Lab Founder Goes on Leave

2019 23 Aug

It has recently been reported that the co-Founder of London-based Google AI Lab, Mustafa Suleyman will be taking a leave of absence amid controversy surrounding the company.   Mr Suleyman has led the healthcare initiatives at DeepMind and has generally been known as the public face of the company since it was founded in 2010 alongside co-Founder ... Read more

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Machine-Learning-Based Prediction Models for AKI

2019 23 Aug

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a common occurrence for critically ill patients in the ICU, and its early diagnosis has proven to be challenging. The accuracy of the online, machine-learning-based prediction model, AKIpredictor , was analysed for its use in a clinical setting.   The study, which took place over five ICUs in Belgium, compared the predictions... Read more

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38th Vicenza Course on AKI & CRRT

2020 02 Nov

POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 HEALTH CONCERNS TO NOV 2-6TH AND CHANGED TO VIRTUAL MEETING Find IRRIV on Social Media Read more

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ESICM LIVES Forum 2019: AKI as a syndrome

2019 06 Jun

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The establishment and provision of an acute kidney injury service at a tertiary renal centre

2019 14 Mar

An overview of the acute kidney injury service launched at the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust   The acute kidney injury service at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was launched in October 2015. Key stakeholders were identified and included in the service development from the beginning and throughout which... Read more

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37th Vicenza Course on AKI & CRRT

2019 28 May

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AKI may indicate more serious systemic disease

2018 30 Jan

Most cases of acute kidney injury (AKI) represent a manifestation of a system-wide disease, which should be addressed in all patients with an elevated serum creatinine. "Acute kidney injury should most often be seen not as a primary disease entity but a marker of a potentially serious, underlying systemic disease; the kidney may be just an innocent... Read more