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Acute kidney injury (AKI)

Edited by Jonathan Barratt, Kevin Harris and Peter Topham

in Oxford Desk Reference: Nephrology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199229567
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725739 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199229567.003.0010

Series: Oxford Desk Reference

Acute kidney injury (AKI)

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Clinical approach to acute kidney injury - Renal replacement therapies in acute kidney injury - Dialysis and hemoperfusion treatment of acute poisoning - Glomerulonephritis, vasculitis, and nephrotic syndrome - Acute tubulointerstitial nephritis - Hemolytic uremic syndrome and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura - Hepatorenal syndrome - Ischemic acute kidney injury - Pigment-induced acute kidney injury - Acute kidney injury in tropical countries - Acute kidney injury in infants and children - Acute kidney injury in pregnancy - Acute kidney injury in the elderly

Chapter.  33772 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nephrology

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