Month: February 2020

Neonatal Acute Kidney Injury: A Survey of Perceptions and Management Strategies Amongst Pediatricians and Neonatologists

Neonatal Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) occurs in 40-70% of critically ill newborn infants and is independently associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Understanding the practice patterns of physicians (neonatologists and pediatricians), caring for neonates in India is important to optimize care and outcomes in neonatal AKI. The aim of this study was to identify differences

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Renal Replacement Therapy in Pediatric Acute Kidney Injury

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common in critically ill children and affects nearly 30–40% of patients admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (ICU). Even with technological advances in critical care and dialysis, there is a high mortality rate of 66.8% to 90% in ICU patients. Renal replacement therapy (RRT) is often performed to treat

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Pediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (PCRRT) Expert Committee Recommendation on Prescribing Prolonged Intermittent Renal Replacement Therapy (PIRRT) in Critically Ill Children

Introduction Recently, prolonged intermittent renal replacement therapies (PIRRT) have emerged as cost‐effective alternatives to conventional CRRT and their use in the pediatric population has started to become more prominent. However, there is a lack of consensus guidelines on the use of PIRRT in pediatric patients in an intensive care setting. Methods A literature search was

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