Article Abstract

Response to commentary on outcomes of acute kidney injury in children and adults in sub-Saharan Africa

Authors: Wasiu A. Olowu, Valerie A. Luyckx

Abstract

In our study (1), commented on by Cerdá et al. (2), we reported on barriers to diagnosis and care of acute kidney injury (AKI) in sub-Saharan Africa. A few of these include delays in reaching hospital, cost of care, erratic functioning or supply of hospital resources, and female sex.