Browsing: Nephrology

Ultrasound in the emergency department can reveal the echogenicity of the renal pyramids in Medullary Sponge Kidney. Despite previous episodes and presentations, it is often undiagnosed or overlooked
The degree to which contrast media is directly responsible for the development of acute kidney injury is hotly debated.
Hyperkalemia is generally defined as a potassium level > 5.5 mEq/L and can be further classified as mild (5.6–6.0 mEq/L), moderate (6.1–7.0 mEq/L), and severe (> 7.0 mEq/L). Etiologies frequently seen