Transient azotaemia is associated with a high risk of death in hospitalized patients

Shigehiko Uchino, Rinaldo Bellomo, Sean M Bagshaw, Donna Goldsmith

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There are no suitably powered epidemiological studies of transient azotaemia (TA). The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiology of TA and its independent association with hospital mortality. We hypothesized that TA would be associated with an independent increase in the risk of death.Methods.We retrospectively studied all patients admitted to a university-affiliated hospital in Australia between January 2000 and December 2002. Patients were excluded if they were
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1833 - 1839
Number of pages7
JournalNephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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