Acute Kidney Injury
Researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of 82 eligible studies in hopes of determining the long-term health risks associated with hospitalization for acute kidney injury.
While previous studies have identified risk factors for renal dysfunction in male veterans and populations in Asia undergoing treatment with TDF, whether or not these results generalize to female patients and other ethnic groups is unknown.
Recent research suggests that intensive blood pressure lowering may increase the risk of acute kidney injury. Take our poll to let us know if you agree with this new data.
A 27-year-old woman underwent uncomplicated laparoscopic right oophorectomy for a dermoid ovarian cyst. Her postprocedural recovery had been uneventful, and she had been discharged home the same day.