Month: June 2023

June 22, 2023

Archetypal sustained low-efficiency daily diafiltration (SLEDD-f) for critically ill patients requiring kidney replacement therapy: towards an adequate therapy

This week, our PCRRT-ICONIC Group published a Review in ‘Journal of Nephrology’ on current evidence on sustained low efficiency dialysis (SLED) in critical patients (from solute and fluid removal, technicalities, and outcomes). Link: Regards Dr Sidharth Sethi Pediatric Nephrology Medanta, The Medicity

June 12, 2023

Diagnosing Etiology by Urine Microscopy in Sudden Spurt of Acute Kidney Injury Cases: Going Back to the Basics

Recently, a sudden rise of acute kidney injury in children has been reported from Indonesia, Gambia, and a few other countries. The suspected cause of these cases appeared to be from adulteration of cough, cold and fever medications with diethylene glycol (DEG) and ethylene glycol (EG) in place of the more expensive, non-toxic solvent glycerol.

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