Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2022 May 18. Epub 2022 May 18.
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, and Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Integrative Physiology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
AKI is a syndrome, not a disease. It results from many different primary and/or secondary etiologies and is often multifactorial, especially in the hospitalized patient. This review discusses the pathophysiology of three etiologies that cause AKI, those being kidney hypoperfusion, abdominal compartment syndrome, and urinary tract obstruction. Read More