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Acute kidney injury in corona virus disease


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Author Details : Lakshminarayana GR*, Sahiba E Ummer, Raghunath KV, Muthukumar R

Volume : 3, Issue : 1, Year : 2020

Article Page : 1-2


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Abstract

This article aims to review the available literature regarding the renal disease in corona virus disease 2019 (COVID 19), in the midst of ongoing pandemic. There is no available published data from India, regarding acute kidney injury (AKI) in COVID 19. There are only few studies are published from China, with a reported risk of AKI varying from 0.5 to 23 % and 0.8 to 9 % of them needed renal replacement therapy (RRT). There was higher risk of mortality in those with AKI needing RRT.

Keywords: COVID 19, AKI.

How to cite : Lakshminarayana Gr, Ummer S E, Raghunath Kv, Muthukumar R, Acute kidney injury in corona virus disease. J Urol Nephrol Hepatol Sci 2020;3(1):1-2

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