Systemic hypertension in cats with acute kidney injury

Cole, L and Jepson, R E and Humm, K (2017) Systemic hypertension in cats with acute kidney injury. JOURNAL OF SMALL ANIMAL PRACTICE, 58 (10). pp. 577-581.

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Abstract

Retrospective study of cats presenting to the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals, Royal Veterinary College with acute kidney injury between 2007 and 2015. Systolic blood pressure was measured using Doppler sphygmomanometry and systemic hypertension was defined pressures ê150 mmHg. Median systolic blood pressure measurement, grade of acute kidney injury (as defined by the International Renal Interest Society), serum creatinine on admission, anuria or oliguria, length of hospitalisation, survival to discharge and six‐month survival were all recorded.