Table 3.

Sensitivity analysis according AKI complications

ComplicationOdds Ratio 
(95% Confidence Interval)P
Metabolic acidosis
 Yes (n=882)0.70 (0.53 to 0.92)0.01
 No (n=122)0.70 (0.44 to 3.37)0.70
Hyperkalemia
 Yes (n=354)0.55 (0.35 to 0.85)0.01
 No (n=650)0.91 (0.57 to 1.25)0.44
Azotemia
 Yes (n=579)0.57 (0.40 to 0.81)0.002
 No (n=425)1.05 (0.68 to 1.63)0.81
Excessive cumulative fluid balance
 Yes (n=611)0.60 (0.40 to 0.88)0.003
 No (n=393)1.10 (0.55 to 2.17)0.79
Overall (n=1004)0.72 (0.55 to 0.95)0.02
  • An unadjusted odds ratio is shown for hospital mortality after propensity score matching. RRT was not associated with better hospital survival in patients without AKI-related complications.