Table 2.

Cause of ARF by random chart review (N = 100)a

Causen
Decreased renal perfusion (including volume contraction, congestive heart failure, hypotension, and cardiac arrest)76
Medication related0
Radiocontrast media6
Postoperative6
Sepsis21
Other6
  • a Total exceeds 100 because some cases had more than one contributing cause.