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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 16, Issue 2, Sept 2015 pp 300-302

Research Article

A study on outcome of acute kidney injury in ICU patients at tertiary care hospital: A cross sectional study

Sunil V Chaudhari1, Dilip Patil2

1Professor, 2Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Dr Ulhas Patil Medical College and Hospital, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, INDIA.

Introduction: Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) affects 5–7% of all hospitalized patients, with a much higher incidence in the critically ill. This study is an attempt to evaluate the outcome of acute renal failure in patients admitted to ICU ICU Dr Ulhas Patil Medical College and Hospital Jalgaon. Objective: To study outcome of acute kidney injury in patients admitted to ICU. Material and Methods: This was a retrospective study done in general hospital over a period of one year. It included cases admitted to ICU with clinical and laboratory evidence of acute renal failure. Results: Among 112 patients 69 were male and 43 female. Average age was 38.82 years. Gastroenteritis and septicemia were common causes. Among the patients mortality rate was 7.14%. Conclusion: Hence, we conclude that younger age group with male dominance showed more AKI. Gastroenteritis and septicemia were found to be the predominant causes of AKI. The mortality is also higher as compared to other diseases.