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Acute kidney injury in late pregnancy in developing countries.

Authors
  • Prakash, Jai
  • Niwas, Shashidhar Shree
  • Parekh, Aashish
  • Pandey, Laxmi Kant
  • Sharatchandra, Loukrakpam
  • Arora, Puneet
  • Mahapatra, Amit Kumar
Type
Published Article
Journal
Renal Failure
Publisher
Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2010
Volume
32
Issue
3
Pages
309–313
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3109/08860221003606265
PMID: 20370445
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

ARF complicated 1.78% of total delivery in third trimester of pregnancy. Preeclampsia was the most common cause of ARF followed by puerperal sepsis. In contrast to the developed countries, incidence of ARF is still very high in late pregnancy in the developing countries. Overall mortality was 20% with highest (33%) mortality in puerperal sepsis group.

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