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The dynamics and outcomes of AKI progression during the COVID‐19 pandemic
Acute & Chronic Kidney Injury
 5 min.

 Published on 10/04/2024 |  Original article (Full-text)  | Aruni Ratnayake et al. | Nephrology 2024; AOP: 10.1111/nep.14297

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a syndrome characterized by an abrupt decline in kidney function, encompassing structural damage to nephrons and loss of renal function. The consequences of AKI can be severe, with its presence portending poor outcomes, including morbidity and mortality. It is multifactorial,...

A basic solution for a complex problem: does treatment of metabolic acidosis slow CKD progression?
Acute & Chronic Kidney Injury
 5 min.

 Published on 03/04/2024 |  Original article (Full-text)  | Bodker, Kevin et al. | Current Opinion in Nephrology & Hypertension 2024; 33(3): 304-10

Metabolic acidosis is a common occurrence in patients with chronic kidney disease and correction of this metabolic derangement has been entrenched in guidelines for over two decades. Alkali therapy, generally with oral sodium bicarbonate, which is inexpensive and overall well tolerated, has emerged as...

Role of perirenal adiposity in renal dysfunction among CKD individuals with or without diabetes: a Japanese cross-sectional study
Acute & Chronic Kidney Injury
 6 min.

 Published on 27/03/2024 |  Original article (Full-text)  | Teruyuki Kono et al. | BMJ open diabetes research & care 2024; 12(2): e003832

Data are available upon reasonable request. All datasets generated and/or analyzed during the current study are not publicly available but are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/...

Identifying individuals at risk of needing CKD associated medications in a European kidney disease cohort
Acute & Chronic Kidney Injury
 4 min.

 Published on 20/03/2024 |  Original article (Full-text)  | Stamellou Eleni et al. | BMC Nephrology 2024; 25(1): 60

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health problem associated with poor quality of life, and high morbidity and mortality rate [1]. Despite improvements in dialysis care, the mortality of patients treated by dialysis remains unacceptably high. Suboptimal care during CKD stages G4/CKD G5ND...