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Table 4 Indication for dialysis of AKI patients, 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

Dialysis indicationa Frequency (Percent)
Yes No
Refractory Fluid Overload 135 (89.4 %) 16 (10.6 %)
Uremic signs and symptoms 93 (61.6 %) 58 (38.4 %)
Hyperkalemia 44 (29.1 %) 107 (70.9 %)
Metabolic Acidosis 14 (9.3 %) 137 (90.7 %)
  1. aSum is more than 100 % as most patients had more than one indication for dialysis