TABLE 2

Distributions of Causes, RRT, and Mortality Rates of ARF According to Year of Admission

No. (%)
<19951995–19992000–2004
Cause
    Sepsis23 (24.7)25 (21.6)20 (18.4)
    Hypovolemia15 (16.1)15 (12.9)9 (8.3)
    PSAGN11 (11.8)7 (6.0)20 (18.4)
    SLE7 (7.5)18 (15.5)7 (6.4)
    Infectious diseases6 (6.5)15 (12.9)9 (8.3)
    Malignancies12 (12.9)12 (10.3)5 (4.6)
    Heart failure4 (4.3)5 (4.3)17 (15.6)
    CGN3 (3.2)6 (5.2)2 (1.8)
    Toxins2 (2.2)2 (1.7)3 (2.8)
    KUB anomalies0 (0.0)0 (0.0)6 (5.5)
    Miscellaneous9 (9.7)7 (6.0)8 (7.3)
    Unknown1 (1.1)4 (3.5)3 (2.8)
RRT14 (15)25 (22)16 (15)
Death44 (47)50 (43)38 (35)
Total93116109
  • KUB indicates kidney, ureter, and bladder.