Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease: A Bidirectional Road

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GÜRSU M., Uzun S., KAZANCIOĞLU R., Ozturk S.

HASEKI TIP BULTENI-MEDICAL BULLETIN OF HASEKI, vol.55, no.1, pp.1-6, 2017 (ESCI) identifier identifier


Acute kidney injury (AKI) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) have many common points regarding risk factors, etiology, clinical and laboratory factors. We aimed in this review to discuss the outcome, the risk of CKD, cardiovascular and overall mortality risk after AKI, and the mechanisms underlying the relationship between AKI and CKD.