"Acute renal failure: A prospective four months study at Shariati Hospital "
Keywords: Acute renal failure (ARF), Etiology,
AbstractTo delineate the incidence , epidemiology, etiology, and prognosis of acute renal failure (ARF) and to compaed the findings with international data, we prospectively studied 2360 patients, admitted at shariati hospital during a four months period ending on Jan, 6, 1996. One hundred and twenty-four (5.1%) patients meeting ARF crieteria were encountered. The most common cause of ARF was prerenal azotemia, nephrotoxins were the second common cause, and primary renal disease were the third.In-hospital mortality was 5.5% and 31% of this mortality was related to ARF. Poor prognostic factors were oliguria, maximum serum ceratinine (Cr) level, rise of Cr during admission, multiorgan failure,and sepsis.
How to Cite
"Najafi I, Ganji MR, Kayedi M, Haghighatkhah HR, Seyedian R ". "Acute renal failure: A prospective four months study at Shariati Hospital ". Acta Med Iran. 39(2):103-105.