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Prognostic Index for Predicting the Probability of Surviving Postoperative Acute Renal Failure

Purpose:

To determine the chance of survival for a patient developing acute renal failure postoperatively.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

N17

Description:

Acute renal failure may develop after surgery and has a relatively high mortality rate. Cioffi et al developed a prognostic index for patients developing postoperative acute renal failure. The study was performed at the University of Vermont.

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