General Nephrology – Acute kidney injury

Y WANG1, M GALLAGHER1, Q LI1, R BELLOMO2 1The George Institute For Global Health, Newtown, Australia, 2Austin Health, Heidelberg, Australia Aim:  To identify the predictors for renal recovery to dialysis independence at day 28 in critically ill patients with severe...
F REIMANN1, M ROWLAND1, B SEIDEL1, S KHAN1, M BASTICK1 11Intensive Care Unit, Gosford Hospital, Central Coast Local Health District, New South Wales, Australia, Aim: To evaluate effluent dose prescriptions of continuous veno-venous haemodiafiltration (CVVHDF) in adult patients with acute...
A XAVIER1, K HUSSAIN1 1Goulburn Valley Health, Shepparton, Australia Introduction: Acute kidney injury due to acyclovir nephrotoxicity is uncommon. Here we present a case that occurred in a teenager who also went on to get diagnosed with diabetes insipidus. Case...
V HERON1, S WILKINSON1, A YOUNG1, M NICHOLSON1, S GOVINDARAJULU1, S VENUTHURUPALLI1 1Renal Service, Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service, Toowoomba, Australia Background: Statins are amongst the most widely prescribed medications worldwide. Myopathies are a well-recognised adverse effect, including rhabdomyolysis....
L MCBRIDE1, J WANG1, P HO1,2,3, D LANGSFORD1,2 1Northern Health, 2University of Melbourne, 3Monash University, Background: Dabigatran can be reversed with a single dose of idarucizumab in patients with normal renal function. We present a case of acute kidney injury...
A XAVIER1, T JACOBSON1,R GILMORE1, Y LIM1 1Goulburn Valley Health, Shepparton, Australia Background: Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is present in 5-20%¹ hospitalized patients. Delay in recognition is one of the main hurdles to appropriate management of AKI. We audited the...
J LIU1, K TAYLOR1, A AU1, Z ENDRE1, J ERLICH1 1Renal Research Laboratory, Department of Nephrology, Prince of Wales Hospital and Prince of Wales Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, UNSW Sydney, Randwick, Australia Aim To investigate factors downstream of protease-activated receptor-1...
Y XIE2, J LIN3, M GALLAGHER1, R BELLOMO4, M JARDINE1, A WANG1 1The George Institute for Global Health , Sydney, Australia, 2The Second Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University, suzhou, China, 3Beijing Friendship Hospital, Beijing, China, 4 Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Australia...
A SAN1, S CHANDLER1, RMILES1 1Greenslopes Private Hospital, Greenslopes, Australia Background: IgG-4 related disease is a multisystem sclerosing disorder characterised by elevated IgG-4 levels, eosinophilia and Ig-G4 positive plasmacytic infiltration of various organs including kidneys, pancreas, thyroid, salivary glands and...
B DOUCET1,2, E NOBLE1, N GRAY1,2 1Department of Nephrology, Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Birtinya, Australia, 2School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Background: Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is commonly prescribed for complementary and alternative medical indications or used as...
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