Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 2021 Sep 15. Epub 2021 Sep 15.
Department of Critical Care, Royal Surrey Hospital, Surrey, UK Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA Department of Clinical & Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Surrey, Surrey, UK.
Purpose Of Review: Although initially kidney involvement in COVID-19 infection was felt to occur relatively infrequently, this has proved not to be the case. In critically ill patients with COVID-19, multiorgan failure including acute kidney injury (AKI) is common and is associated with an increased risk of mortality and morbidity. This review focuses briefly on the epidemiology and pathophysiology of COVID-19 associated AKI as well as options for management. Read More