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Table 6 Relation between sonographic findings and kidney injury among the studied groups

From: Effect of acute kidney injury on weaning from mechanical ventilation in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases patients with respiratory failure

U/S finding after 48 h of admission Non-AKI (no. = 42) AKI (no. = 58) P
No. % No. %
Normal echogenic kidneys 42 100.0 36 62.07 0.002 (S)
Slight increased echogenicity of the kidneys 0 0.0 16 27.59
Bilateral grade 1 nephropathy 0 0.0 6 10.34
  1. U/S ultrasonography, AKI acute kidney injury