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Being Hospitalized with Acute Kidney Injury May Increase Risk for Rehospitalization and Death

An NIDDK-supported study found that people who experienced acute kidney injury (AKI) during a hospitalization, including those admitted with AKI or who developed AKI in the hospital, were more likely to revisit the hospital or die shortly after discharge, compared to people hospitalized without AKI.


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