84 patients with acute renal failure [ARF] were evaluated retrospectively in Rasheed Renal Unit [RRU] over a period of 9-months. They were 82 males and 2 females and their ages ranged 5-80 years.
Prerenal ARF was the commonest type seen in 45 patients [53.6%]. Renal ARF was seen in 33 patients [39.3%] and acute obstructive uropathy in 6 patients [7.1%] .60 patients [71.4%] had ARF primarily. Clinically, 74 patients presented with oligoanuria while 10 patients only presented with non oliguria. Of the oligoanuric group, 61 patients [82.4%] needed RRT and 50 patients [67.6%] had complete recovery, the mortality rate was [25.7%]. while in the nonoliguric group non of them required RRT and complete recovery rate was 100%. The overall survival in both groups was [77.4%]. Other details concerning etiology and outcome will be discussed
Ali J. Hashim Al Saidi ,Eqdam K. Al Taee ,Ihsan A. Al Shammaa ,Fadhil A. Jaber ,
Acute renal fail ure in rasheed renal unit,
J. Fac. Med. -Baghdad. 2006;
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