Acute kidney injury in a paediatric intensive care unit: comparison of the pRIFLE and AKIN criteria

Kavaz A. , Ozcakar Z. B. , Kendirli T., Ozturk B. B. , Ekim M., Yalcinkaya F.

ACTA PAEDIATRICA, vol.101, no.3, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 101 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2011.02526.x
  • Title of Journal : ACTA PAEDIATRICA


Aim: The purpose of our study was to evaluate and analyse the prevalence and association of acute kidney injury (AKI) as defined by paediatric Risk, Injury, Failure, Loss of kidney function and End-stage kidney disease (pRIFLE) and Acute Kidney Injury Network (AKIN) classifications in a paediatric intensive care unit (PICU).