Lymphangiogenesis in the pathogenesis of Acute Kidney Injury
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
October 2017 -
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Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common and serious complication of medical and surgical diseases that has significant attributable morbidity and mortality in critically ill Veterans. Analysis of Veterans Health Administrative data reported that Veterans who develop AKI during a hospitalization are at substantial risk for the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) within 1 year. Numerous therapeutic interventions have been evaluated in clinical trials to overcome this significant clinical cha...