COVID-19: Incidence of acute kidney injury and need for kidney replacement therapy

AuthorNo. of patientsIncidence of acute kidney injuryaUse of kidney replacement therapy
Huang et al5417%7%
Chen et al16993%9%
Wang et al61383.6%1.4%
Yang et al145229%17%
Guan et al41,0990.5%0.8%
Zhou et al1519115%5%
Cheng et al137015.1%Not reported
Arentz et al222119.1%Not reported
Richardson et al182,35122.2%3.2%
Pei et al213336.6%Not reported
Hirsch et al175,44936.6%5.2%
Cummings et al20257Not reported31%
Fisher et al193,34556.9%4.9%
  • a As defined by the Kidney Disease Improving Global Outcomes criteria, ie, increase in serum creatinine by ≥ 0.3 mg/dL within 48 hours or increase in serum creatinine to ≥ 1.5 times baseline within the previous 7 days.