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A prospective study of incidence and outcome of acute kidney injury patients admitted in medical icu of tertiary care center

Int J Biol Med Res. 2018; 9(2): 6282-6284  |  PDF File


ABSTRACT Background-: acute kidney injury (AKI) is characterized by a rapid decline in glomerular filtration rate over hours to days. Before 2004 there more than 35 definitions in medical litreture for AKI, so a wide range of incidence estimates for AKI from 1 to 25% of ICU patients and has lad to mortality rate from 15 to 60%. Aims and objectives-:1. To study the association between AKI and death in MICU patients. 2.To study the age and sex distribution of AKI in MICU patients and their correlation with outcome. Materials and methods-: The present study was carried out among patients of MICU of sanjay Gandhi hospital rewa m.p. from January 2015 to December 2017. Total 5412 patients taken out for the study, of which 316 was AKI. Results-: The incidence of AKI was 5.8% in MICU and No difference was found between male and female in AKI, death in AKI patient was very high than non AKI patients. Conclusion-: the incidence of AKI is nearly 6% in our study and associated with significant mortality than non AKI patients irrespective of age and sex distribution