Acute Kidney Injury on Sepsis

Surachtono Surachtono


Acute renal failure among sepsis patients who are being hospitalized in intensive care unit, may suffer more critical condition. The death rate is higher, lengthened care period, and higher cost, particularly also followed by multiple organ failure. Several acute and chronic conditions may increase death rate.

A woman, 68 years old, admitted in intensive care unit with hypotension and low level of consciousness. Diagnosis is supported with bronchopneumonia and sepsis shock symptoms. The patient encountered acute renal failure during the treatment in intensive care, and needed a dialysis therapy as a renal substitution therapy.

Keywords: Acute renal failure, Bronchopneumonia, Sepsis, Multiple organ failure, Renal substitution therapy.


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