Data published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology showed patients who developed acute kidney injury during hospitalization had a twofold increased risk of dying compared with those who were hospitalized for myocardial infarction. Researchers also found those who suffered both renal injury and MI had higher long-term risk for poor outcomes and were more than twice as likely to die compared with those who only experienced MI.
Kidney injury in hospital poses greater death risk than MI, study finds
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