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Table 2 Common Causes of dialysis requiring AKI, SPHMMC, Addis Ababa, May 2015

From: Clinical profile and outcome of patients with acute kidney injury requiring dialysis—an experience from a haemodialysis unit in a developing country

Common cause of dialysis requiring AKI Number (%) Number of deaths from a specific cause of AKI (%)
Hypovolemia 34(22.5) 10(22.7)
Pregnancy Related Cause 28(18.5) 3(6.8)
Acute Glomerulonephritis 33(21.9) 7(15.9)
Sepsis 17(11.3) 7(15.9)
Malaria 11(7.3) 3(6.8)
Post-renal/Obstructive 8(5.3) 2(4.6)
Nephrotoxic Drugs 8(5.3) 6(13.6)
Others 12(7.9) 6(13.6)
Total 151(100 %) 44(100 %)