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Acute kidney injury during fasting in ramadhan in a patient with nephrolithiasis – a case report

Shalihin, Mohd Shaiful Ehsan and Mukhali, Hassan Basri (2018) Acute kidney injury during fasting in ramadhan in a patient with nephrolithiasis – a case report. In: Selangor Research Week 2018, 1st-5th Oct. 2018, Hospital Shah Alam, Selangor. (Unpublished)

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Fasting in Ramadhan is a religious obligation for every Muslim with its well-known good benefits for health.1 However, there is no specific guideline in terms of precaution for patients at risk to develop nephrolithiasis.  Nephrolithiasis and acute kidney injury may occur concomitantly due to its common risk factors which is dehydration. Poor oral intake due to inadequate preparation for fasting together with hot climate may contribute to the two related major problems.  Previous studies have highlight the recommendations for those having chronic kidney disease.1,2 However, studies on fasting complication in relation to acute renal impairment and nephrolithiasis are still insufficien

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 6934/66658
Uncontrolled Keywords: acute kidney, injury, fasting, Ramadhan, nephrolithiasis
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Kulliyyah of Medicine
Depositing User: Dr Mohd Shaiful Ehsan Shalihin
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2018 17:28
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2018 17:28
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/66658

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