Can You Tell Me Some Detailed Information about Acute Kidney Injury?

Can you tell me some detailed information about acute kidney injury?

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is also called acute renal failure (ARF). It is a kind of acute disease in kidney which is characterized by the sudden loss of kidney function. It can develop in fast pace, usually within a week.

The possible symptoms of AKI:

  • Urine output reduction
  • Breath shortness
  • Chest pain
  • Fluid retention
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Seizures or coma

The possible causes of AKI:

  • Low blood pressure
  • Kidney inflammatory
  • Kidney ischemia
  • Urine tract obstruction
  • Kidney tissue damage
  • Radiation
  • Heart attack
  • Heart disease
  • Liver failure

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