Acute Kidney Injury and Dialysis in Children: Illustrative Cases

Jordan M. Symons, Stefano Picca

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Pediatric nephrologists and critical care physicians are faced with a heterogeneous patient population with varied epidemiology caring for children with acute kidney injury or other diseases that may require renal replacement therapy provision. We have composed 4 detailed case scenarios to highlight the challenges and interdisciplinary approach required for optimal care provision to children, and that serve to direct the different articles contained in this special issue of Seminars of Nephrology devoted to acute kidney injury in children.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)431-435
Number of pages5
JournalSeminars in Nephrology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2008


  • acute kidney injury
  • bone marrow transplant
  • congenital heart disease
  • dialysis
  • hemofiltration
  • metabolic disorder
  • Pediatric
  • sepsis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology


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