A cross-sectional study of chemotherapy-related AKI

This study aims to detail the characteristics of chemotherapy-related acute kidney injury (CR-AKI) and investigate its effect on patient outcomes.MethodsThis is a multicenter cross-sectional study of cancer patients with CR-AKI screened from hospital-acquired adult AKI patients based on a nationwide AKI survey in China.ResultsOf the 3468 patients with hospital-acquired AKI, 258 cases of CR-AKI were identified. Of the patients, 20.1% (52/258) were ≥ 70 years old. Among the 258 CR-AKI cases, 61 (23.6%) reached AKI stage 3, and 75 (29.1%) reached AKI stage 2. The remaining 122 (47.3%) remained at AKI stage 1. A total of 413 chemotherapeutic agents were related to AKI, of which platinum compounds (24.5%, 101/413) were the most common. In-hospi tal mortality was 14.7% (38/258), and the rate of AKI non-recovery was 48.3% (100/207). AKI stage 3 (OR 2.930, 95% CI 1.156–7.427) and age ≥ 70 years (OR 3.138, 95% CI 1.309–7.519) were independent risk factors for in-hospital death. Compared to stage 2 or 3 AKI cases, a higher proportion of p atients with stage 1 AKI did not recover their renal function (57.1% vs. 41.4% vs. 36.4%,P = 0.032). More AKI episodes were not recognized in patients with stage 1 AKI compared with the other two groups (82.8% vs. 60.0% vs. 36.1%,P
Source: European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

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Source: The European Journal of Public Health - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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