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Acute Renal Failure After Cancer Treatment

Acute Renal Failure After Cancer Treatment

Acute renal failure (ARF) in cancer patients is a dreadful complication that causes substantial morbidity and mortality. ARF is defined as a sustained and abrupt decline, within hours to days, of the glomerular filtration rate (GFR). Nearly one in 10 cancer patients treated with chemotherapy or newer targeted drugs may be hospitalized for serious kidney injury. Among critically ill cancer patients (CICPs), 12% to 49% experience ARF and 9% to 32% require renal replacement therapy during their... Continue Reading

Filed under: Oncology/Hematology, Urology

Treating the Hypertensive Patient With Chronic Kidney Disease

Treating the Hypertensive Patient With Chronic Kidney Disease

Hypertension (HTN) is present in approximately 80% to 85% of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Uncontrolled HTN is the second leading cause of kidn... Continue Reading

Filed under: Urology

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