Journal of Nephrology & Therapeutics

ISSN: 2161-0959

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Semilinko Thomas-Cedric Dezonatchia

University Clinic of Nephrology Hemodialysis of the National University Hospital Hubert K Maga (CNHU-HKM) of Cotonou, Benin

  • Research Article   
    Kidney Diseases and Use of Hemodialysis in Intensive Care at the Cnhu-Hkm of Cotonou from 2015-2019
    Author(s): Semilinko Thomas-Cedric Dezonatchia

    Introduction: Intensive care units are often confronted with the management of kidney diseases. Objective: To study kidney diseases in the intensive care unit of the CNHU-HKM of Cotonou from 2015 to 2019. Methods: This is a retrospective study with descriptive and analytical aims. We included all patients older than 18 years with acute kidney injury (AKI) or chronic kidney disease (CKD) and/or proteinuria, hematuria, leukocyturia ≥ one cross. AKI being defined by an increase in creatinine level ≥ 26μmol/L (3 mg/L) in 48 h or ≥ 50% in 7 days with or without diuresis ≤ 0.5 ml/kg/h for 6 to 12 h and CKD by an estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFR) <60 ml/min evolving for more than 3 months. Risk factors for death were searched by logistic regression; significance level p <5%. .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-0959.1000371

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