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Clinical spectrum of acute renal failure in dammam central hospital, dammam, saudi arabia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18209351     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fifty consecutive patients of acute renal failure (ARF) seen over a period of two years at the Dammam Central Hospital, Dammam were studied. The mean age of the patients was 39.3 years ranging from 14 to 90 years. The main etiological factors for ARF were acute tubular necrosis (67.5%) and obstructive uropathy (30%). The mortality rate was 26% and the poor prognostic factors included sepsis, acidosis, shock and the need for emergency hemodialysis.
Authors:
R Ghacha; A K Sinha; I A Al-Khursani
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1319-2442     ISO Abbreviation:  Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl     Publication Date:    2000 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-01-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9436968     Medline TA:  Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl     Country:  Saudi Arabia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  605-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Nephrology, Dammam Central Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
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