Edward Siew Archives
Mar. 17, 2022—A Vanderbilt study found that renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAASi) inhibitor drugs, which are commonly used to regulate high blood pressure, do not disproportionately increase the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) in patients with COVID-19 compared to patients hospitalized with influenza.
Feb. 10, 2022—Gene variants increased the risk of acute kidney injury and death in veterans of African ancestry who were hospitalized with COVID-19, possibly explaining some health disparities associated with COVID-19.
Jan. 28, 2020—High levels of protein in a patient’s urine after acute kidney injury is associated with increased risk of kidney disease progression, Vanderbilt researchers report.
Oct. 31, 2019—Interventions that impact the timing of recovery following acute injury may improve future outcomes for patients.