Prevalence of in Hospital Acute Kidney Injury in Patients Having Admission Hyperuricemia
AbstractObjective: To determine the prevalence of acute kidney injury among patients admitted to tertiary-care hospital with hyperuricemia, secondary to any cause.
Methods: This descriptive study was conducted in a tertiary-care hospital from January, 2022 to June, 2023.Atotal of 118 patients were selected by using non-probabilistic consecutive sampling. Patients having admission serum uric acid levels ≥ 7 mg/dl were labeled as having admission-hyperuricemia. Patients developing AKI during hospital stay were diagnosed using KDIGO guidelines as after-mentioned.
Results : The prevalence of AKI in patients having hyperuricemia at the time of admission to our hospital was recorded in 25.42%(n=30) whereas 74.58%(n=88) had no findings ofAKI.
Conclusion : It has been shown that there is a greater risk of developing AKI in patients who have hyperuricemia upon admission. Nevertheless, it is essential to do multicenter trials in order to authenticate our findings.
Keywords:Acute kidney injury, hyperuricemia, serum uric acid level, serum creatinine
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