Early Acute Kidney Injury and Outcome in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

The authors carried out a secondary analysis of an observational study. Patients with severe respiratory failure were categorized based on worst serum creatinine or urine output.

Highlighting the significance of renal dysfunction, they concluded: The development of acute kidney injury, even when mild-moderate in severity, is associated with a substantial increase in mortality in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome.

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