Category: AKI

Neonatal AKI Risk Stratification Score-STARZ Score

Presenting to you, ‘Neonatal AKI Risk Stratification Score-STARZ Score’ which we published this month in ‘Pediatrics Research’ journal (Nature Publications). The score has been developed on more than 700 newborns from 11 centres across India and serves as an important score to risk stratify newborns at risk of AKI early. The STARZ acronym is named

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Results of Award/Oral/ Poster Presentations at ISPN Annual Conference Cuttack

The results of the Award/ Oral/ Poster presentations for the 28th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology are now out. Please check this attachment here. I shall be speaking on Feasibility & Tolerability of SLED [Sustained Low Efficiency Dialysis] in children.  

An excellent study on Pediatric AKI from Srinagar

Current Issue of Saudi Journal of Kidney Disease & Transplantation has an excellent paper on Pediatric AKI from Srinagar, India. The incidence of pAKI in general was 0.8%, whereas it was 4% in critically ill children and 0.5% in general ward admissions implying an eight-fold increased risk of pAKI in critically ill patients.

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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