Volume : 08, Issue : 01, January – 2021
404.ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY: CAUSES, LABORATORY FINDINGS AND IMPACT OF CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT ON ITS OUTCOME
Dr Sanila Rafique
Objective: To know the major causes, changes in laboratory findings and impact of conservative treatment on outcome in patients with AKI.
Design of Study: this study is like retro.
Material and methods: Young children of both gender and age between 1 month to 2 year diagnosed with AKI were included while patients with other and chronic co-morbid were excluded. A predesigned proforma was used to extract the data regarding demographics, investigations, diagnosis, and outcome. Data was analyzed using SPSS v.20.0.
Results- In total of 50 patients the means age of the sample was recorded as 6.82 ± 5.95 years, in which 29 (58%) were males and 21 (42%) were females. The serum creatinine of had a mean value of 2.06 ± 1.23 mg/dl, while blood urea recorded a mean of 137.75 ± 62.80 mg/dl. Majority 45 (90%) of patients were admitted with diagnosis of septicemia leading to AKI. In total, 30(60%) patients got discharged, 18(36%) patients expired and 2(4%) patients were referred to other centers.
Conclusion- Septicemia is leading cause of AKI in young children and high mortality was recorded for conservative management.
Keywords: children, acute kidney injury, septicemia, outcome
Cite This Article:
Please cite this article in press Sanila Rafique et al, Acute Kidney Injury: Causes, Laboratory Findings And Impact Of Conservative Management On Its Outcome., Indo Am. J. P. Sci, 2021; 08(1).
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