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Table 3 Intensive care unit admission diagnoses according to cause of acute tubular necrosis

From: Patients with ischaemic, mixed and nephrotoxic acute tubular necrosis in the intensive care unit – a homogeneous population?

Diagnosis/cause of admission Cause of acute tubular necrosis
  Ischaemic (n = 265) Mixed (n = 201) Nephrotoxic (n = 58)
Postoperative 80 (30.2%) 81 (40.3%) 24 (41.4%)
Infection 45 (17%) 45 (22.4%) 14 (24.1%)
Trauma 17 (6.4%) 12 (6%) 3 (5.2%)
Neurological 18 (6.8%) 5 (2.5%) 5 (8.6%)
Shock 15 (5.7%) 7 (3.5%) 1 (1.7%)
Gastrointestinal bleeding 20 (7.5%) 17 (8.5%) 0 (0%)
After cardiac arrest 15 (5.7%) 8 (4%) 2 (3.4%)
Pancreatitis 11 (4.2%) 4 (2%) 1 (1.7%)
Cardiac failure 9 (3.4%) 4 (2%) 0 (0%)
Acute respiratory failure 12 (4.5%) 6 (3%) 4 (6.9%)
Metabolic disorders 9 (3.3%) 4 (2%) 0 (0%)
Other 14 (5.3%) 8 (4%) 4 (6.9%)
  1. Data are expressed as n (%).