Curr Opin Urol 2021 May 14. Epub 2021 May 14.
Institute for Urology and Reproductive Health, Sechenov University Sechenov University DNA Technologies Ltd. Tareev Clinic of Internal Diseases, Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia S.H. Ho Urology Centre, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China Department of Urology, Spital Thurgau AG, Frauenfeld, Switzerland Department of Urology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany Department of Urology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Purpose Of Review: To investigate the possible effects of severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) on kidney function and assess the rate of viral ribonucleic acid (RNA) shedding/detection in urine.
Recent Findings: Most of the research on the topic suggests that for the moment our ability to estimate whether SARS-CoV-2 is a direct causative agent in acute kidney injury (AKI) or whether it has a cytokine storm effect is limited. During our prospective assessment of 333 patients with COronaVIrus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) it was found that frequency of AKI of 9. Read More