The association between albumin and mortality in patients with acute kidney injury: a retrospective observational study

  • Published on 15/11/2023
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Yang Kaibi 1,2, Yang Nan 1,2, Sun Wenbo 2, Dai Limiao 2, Jin Juan 3, Wu Juan 2, He Qiang 3

1 Jinzhou Medical University 121001 Jinzhou, Liaoning China
2 Urology & Nephrology Center, Department of Nephrology Zhejiang Provincial People’s Hospital (Affiliated People’s Hospital), Hangzhou Medical College Hangzhou Zhejiang China
3 Department of Nephrology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang Chinese Medical University (Zhejiang Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine) 310000 Hangzhou Zhejiang China


Background While the association between decreased serum albumin (ALB) levels and increased risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) is well established, the risk of death among patients with AKI with low serum ALB levels is unclear. We aimed to evaluate the association between serum ALB levels in patients with AKI and mortality, and help guide their clinical management.
Methods The included patients were those diagnosed with AKI and admitted to Zhejiang Provincial...


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