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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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RENAL DATA FROM THE ARAB WORLD Table of Contents   
Year : 2000  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 605-609
Clinical Spectrum of Acute Renal Failure in Dammam Central Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia


Department of Nephrology, Dammam Central Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

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Reda Ghacha
Department of Nephrology, Dammam Central Hospital, P.O. Box 8061, Dammam 31482
Saudi Arabia
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Fifty consecutive patients of acute renal failure (ARF) seen over a period of two years at the Dammam Central Hospital, Dammam were studied. The mean age of the patients was 39.3 years ranging from 14 to 90 years. The main etiological factors for ARF were acute tubular necrosis (67.5%) and obstructive uropathy (30%). The mortality rate was 26% and the poor prognostic factors included sepsis, acidosis, shock and the need for emergency hemodialysis.


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