Myanmar Health Sciences Research Journal


Archives   2015

Myanmar   Health   Sciences   Research   Journal

Volume   27,  Number   1

TITLE:   Acute kidney indury in children with Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever admitted to Yangon Children's Hospital
AUTHOR:   Win Lai May; Han Win; Yi Yi Khin; Sandar Kyi; Tin Htar Lwin; Aye Hnin Phyu; Dam Lian Pau; Phyu Hnin Wai; Khin Saw Aye
SOURCE:   Myanmar Health Sciences Research Journal. 2015; 27(1): 48-53
ABSTRACT:   Tropical acute febrile illnesses including dengue fever are a common cause of acute kidney injury (AKI) in developing countries. This study aimed to evaluate the proportion and to categorize the severity of AKI using pRIFLE (paediatric Risk, Injury, Failure, Loss of kidney function, End stage renal disease) criteria, and to identify the risk factors for development of AKI in children with dengue haemorrhagic fever. It was a cross-sectional descriptive study conducted at medical wards of Yangon Children
SUBJECT HEADINGS:   Acute kidney injury; AKI, Dengue; Dengue haemorrhagic fever; Children
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