Prerenal acute kidney injury (acute renal failure) – causes, symptoms & pathology

What is prerenal acute kidney injury? Acute kidney injury (AKI) describes when the kidneys aren’t functioning optimally, usually brought about within a few days. Prerenal causes include those in which there’s a lack in adequate blood flow to the kidneys. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.

This video discusses the pathophysiology, as well as several common mechanisms and causes for prerenal AKI.

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