Journal of Nephrology & Therapeutics is one of the best open access journals, that aims to publish new discoveries and current developments in the field of Nephrology, in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. The Journal has an illustrious board which consists of reputed scientists and medical practitioners from across the globe.
Acute kidney injury is rapidly progressive impairment of renal function that results in fluid and electrolyte derangement and retention of normally excreted substances in the blood. Prerenal, intrinsic, and postrenal are the three types of Acute Kidney injury that are commonly seen. The symptoms of acute kidney injury result from the various disturbances of kidney function that are associated with the disease. Accumulation of urea and other nitrogen-containing substances in the bloodstream lead to a number of symptoms, such as fatigue, loss of appetite, headache, nausea and vomiting .Diagnosis is confirmed by a decrease in creatinine clearance. Marked increases in the potassium level can lead to irregularities in the heartbeat, which can be severe and life-threatening. Fluid balance is frequently affected, though hypertension is rare. The construct of renal angina has been developed to assist with detection of early signs of kidney injury
Last date updated on June, 2014