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 â€˜Journal of Nephrologyâ€™ on current evidence on sustained low efficiency dialysis (SLED) in critical patients (from solute and fluid removal, technicalities, and outcomes). Link: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40620-023-01665-1 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.