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Kidney replacement therapy(KRT) is a common supportive treatment for renal dysfunction, especially acute kidney injury. However, critically ill or immunosuppressed patients with renal dysfunction often have dysfunction in other organs as well. To…

Acute kidney injury (AKI) in the pediatric population is a relatively common phenomenon. Specifically, AKI has been found in increasing numbers within the pediatric population following cardiac surgery, with up to 43% of pediatric patients …

Nephrotoxicity is a major side effect of cisplatin (CP)- and platinum-related chemotherapy, and inflammation contributes to disease pathogenesis. Interleukin-9 (IL-9) is a pleiotropic cytokine associated with inflammation. Here, we investigated the…

Malaria is a tropical disease secondary to the Plasmodium parasite with clinical features ranging from febrile illness to acute renal failure and further renal sequelae. We present a case of a woman minimal change disease secondary to Plasmodium…

Patients with acute kidney injury (AKI) in the intensive care unit (ICU) are often suitable for palliative care due to the high symptom burden. The role of palliative medicine in this patient population is not well defined and there is a lack of…

Background: A common practice in the management of critically ill patients is fluid resuscitation. An excessive administration of fluids can lead to an imbalance in fluid homeostasis and cause fluid overload (FO). In pediatric critical care patients,…
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