Journal article

Health-related quality of life in survivors of acute kidney injury: The Prolonged Outcomes Study of the Randomized Evaluation of Normal versusAugmented Level Replacement Therapy study outcomes

Amanda Y Wang, Rinaldo Bellomo, Alan Cass, Simon Finfer, David Gattas, John Myburgh, Steve Chadban, Yoichiro Hirakawa, Toshiharu Ninomiya, Qiang Li, Serigne Lo, Federica Barzi, Louisa Sukkar, Meg Jardine, Martin P Gallagher

NEPHROLOGY | WILEY | Published : 2015

Abstract

AIM: While patients with chronic kidney disease have reduced health-related quality of life (HRQOL), long-term HRQOL of survivors of severe acute kidney injury (AKI) remains unclear. METHODS: We analysed HRQOL from the Prolonged Outcomes Study of the Randomized Evaluation of Normal versus Augmented Level Replacement Therapy (POST-RENAL) study and compared findings with those from a general Australian adult population enrolled in the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) study. We used a multivariate analysis adjusted for baseline characteristics along with sensitivity analysis using age and sex-matched case controls. RESULTS: In the POST-RENAL study, 282 participants had HRQOL..

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