Category: Acute Kidney Injury

April 3, 2022

Point of Care Ultrasound for assessment of a critical child with acute kidney injury

In an effort to incorporate ‘Point of Care Ultrasound for assessment of a critical child with acute kidney injury’ in teaching core curriculum for Residents & Young Faculty, we have planned an ‘Online Course on Point of Care Ultrasound in Pediatric Nephrology’ with assessment based on OSCE after the course on 4-5 June. The planned

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September 21, 2021

Perioperative albuminuria and clinical model to predict acute kidney injury in paediatric cardiac surgery

Happy & Proud to share with you that our DNB Nephrology Postgraduate Dr Arushi Nautiyal who did thesis with Dr Shyam Bansal and Dr Rajesh Sharma and me, got published in ‘Pediatric Nephrology’ journal today! It’s a landmark paper on AKI Risk Prediction for children undergoing a cardiac surgery. It emphasises the need to assess

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December 28, 2018

Disparities in dialysis in children

HYPOTHESIS: Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, with a pediatric incidence ranging from 19.3% to 24.1%. Treatment of pediatric AKI is a source of debate in varying geographical regions. Currently CRRT is the treatment for pediatric AKI, but limitations due to cost and accessibility force use of adult

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August 29, 2018

Your child hospitalised? It can increase his risk of this deadly disease

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a common cause of morbidity and mortality globally. According to a study published in the Lancet Journal on ‘incidence and outcomes of neonatal acute kidney injury’, in four countries – India, Canada, USA and Australia, almost one out of every three new-borns when hospitalised for any illness and administered intravenous

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November 24, 2016

Excellent study on Pediatric AKI in today’s NEJM

Today’s NEJM has an excellent Original Article from Dr Goldstein’s group on Pediatric AKI- the results of the AWARE study. It also has an Editorial on it.  This large, prospective, multinational study of the epidemiology of acute kidney injury in children and young adults in ICUs showed that acute kidney injury occurred in one quarter

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November 24, 2016

An honor to host my mentor!

It was an honor to host my mentor, Dr Stanley Jordan, Director, Nephrology & Kidney Transplantation, Cedars Sinai Medical Centre, LA, CA, USA at our centre this month. He is an excellent mentor and a human being. Learnt a lot from him!