Tag: <span>renal insufficiency</span>

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Doctors are finding damage in kidneys, hearts and elsewhere by COVID-19

The coronavirus kills by inflaming and clogging the tiny air sacs in the lungs, choking off the body’s oxygen supply until it shuts down the organs essential for life. But clinicians around the world are seeing evidence that suggests the virus also might be causing heart inflammation, acute kidney disease, neurological malfunction, blood clots, intestinal...

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Hypertension in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China

A single-center, retrospective, observational study was conducted at Hankou Hospital, which is one of the hospitals designated to treat COVID-19 pneumonia patients in Wuhan, China. The criteria for suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 were based on the criteria previously established by the WHO. A total of 274 patients, 75 with hypertension and 199 without...

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Caution on kidney dysfunctions of COVID-19 patients

To date, large amounts of epidemiological and case study data have been available for the COVID-19, which suggested that the mortality was related to not just respiratory complications. A new study analyzed kidney functions in COVID-19 patients and their relations to mortality. In this sense, in this multi-centered, retrospective, observational study, researchers included 193 adult...