Volume 2, Issue 3 (autumn 2018)                   J Res Urol 2018, 2(3): 27-36 | Back to browse issues page

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Sheikh V, Rostami E, Bashiri A, Hamzehei R, Zebarjadi S. Epidemiology of Acute Renal Failure in Patients Admitted to Shahid Beheshti Hospital. J Res Urol. 2018; 2 (3) :27-36
URL: http://urology.umsha.ac.ir/article-1-53-en.html
Clinical Research Development Unit of Shahid Beheshti Hospital, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Hamadan, Iran , rh.hamzehei1371@gmail.com
Abstract:   (437 Views)
Background and Objective: Acute Kidney Injury is a state which is defined as the accumulation of all waste products of metabolism, such as Urea and Creatine which causes an increase in mortality every year. In this study, etiology and epidemiology of AKI in patients who hospitalized were investigated from 2013 to 2017 in Shahid Beheshti hospital.
Methods: This research is analytical, descriptive and cross-sectional in which patients with AKI  , ARF, GN, ATN, AIN, Pre-Renal, Post-Renal Azotemia were studied. After a complete study of the mentioned cases, all essential data are recorded in the checklists, and analyzed using SPSS 16.
Results: The mean age of patients was 65.82 ± 34.76 years. 64.8% were male and 32.5% were female. The percentage of prerenal and postrenal azotemia was 55.2, 22%, and 22%, respectively. The most common risk variables was hypertension. There was a significant correlation between acute renal failure and the history of previous disease of kidney stones, prostate enlargement, heart disease and respiratory disease.
Conclusion: It is better that everyone with underlying medical conditions such as hypertention, kidney stones, heart disease and diabetes to be evaluated for renal function annually.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Endourology
Received: 2018/08/7 | Accepted: 2019/01/16 | Published: 2019/02/13

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