Browsing: Nephrology

Cervical cancer, the second-leading cause of death among women ages 20-39, can be a rare form of acute renal failure.
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