This was a retrospective descriptive study of acute kidney injury patients admitted at Al-Mukalla Central Hospitals, Hadhramout, between January 2017 and April 2019. All cases were 175; divided to two groups, patients with age less than 40 years (Group I) 44.6%, and patients of age more than 40 years (Group II) were 55.4%. Age of male patients ranged between 18-39 years and age of female patients ranged between 18-38 years. Group I included 28 males (31.1%) and 50 females (58.8%), Group II included 62 males (68.9%) and 35 females (41.2%). Risk factors in relation to age groups were: diabetes mellitus was (34.6%) in Group I, and (33%) of Group II (P > 0.05). Hypertension was (12.8%) in Group I, and (25.8%) of Group II (P < 0.05). Hypotension was (26.9%) in Group I, and (55.7%) of Group II (P < 0.05). Septicemia was (14.1%) in Group I, and (32%) of Group II (P < 0.05). Heart failure was (3.8%) in Group I, and (14.4%) of Group II (P < 0.05). Stroke was (2.6%) in Group I, and (11.3%) of Group II (P < 0.05). The outcome of acute kidney injury in this study was 66.3% alive and death rate 33.7%. The incidence rate of acute kidney injury is more in elderly patients, and associated with an increased death and chronic kidney disease.
Alghazali, Hussein Saeed; Daakik, Ahmed Mubark; Bahashwan, Abdalrahim Abdulla; and Bamekhlah, Mohammed Rasheed
"Acute Kidney Injury: Analysis of 175 Cases in Al-Mukalla, Hadhramout,"
Hadhramout University Journal of Natural & Applied Sciences: Vol. 16:
2, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/huj_nas/vol16/iss2/2