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Table 2 Etiology of acute kidney injury

From: Clinical utility of gray scale renal ultrasound in acute kidney injury

Etiology n (total 810 patients) % of Total
Hypotension/prerenal 307 38
Acute tubular necrosis 263 32
Sepsis 50 6
Contrast-induced nephropathy 49 6
Nephrotoxic medication 41 5
Cardiorenal syndrome 21 3
Urinary tract obstruction 19 2
Rhabdomyolysis 14 2
Hepatorenal syndrome 13 2
Glomerulonephritis 13 2
Malignant hypertension 12 1
Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura 6 <1
Renal vascular occlusion 2 <1
  1. ATN acute tubular necrosis.