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Alcoholic Hepatitis Predictors for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) & 90-Day Mortality

Purpose:

To identify a patient with alcoholic hepatitis who is at risk for 90-day mortality based on the study of Altamirano et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Toxicology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

S37.0, K70.1

Description:

Altamirano et al reported a number of predictors for acute kidney injury (AKI) and early mortality in a patient with alcoholic hepatitis. These can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Barcelona, Centre Esther Koplowitz and Centro de Investigacion Biomedica en Red de Enfermedades Hepaticas y Digestivas in Barcelona, Spain.

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