Table 2

Comparisons between cirrhotic groups: cirrhotics with acute kidney injury (AKI) and cirrhotic controls without AKI

FactorCirrhotics with AKICirrhotic controls without AKISignificance
AKI stage 0
AKI stage 1
AKI stage 2
AKI stage 3

44 (40%)
32 (29.1%)
34 (30.9%)
52 (100%)


Severity of liver disease
 Mean CPS8.878.29p=0.364
 CP A17 (15.5%)15 (28.8%)p=0.135
 CP B52 (47.2%)21 (40.4%)
 CP C41 (37.1%)16 (30.8%)
Comorbidities
 Diabetes32 (29.1%)6 (11.5%)p=0.014
 Lung disease9 (8.2%)7 (13.5%)p=0.293
 IHD5 (4.5%)0 (0%)p=0.118
 Acute MI5 (4.5%)0 (0%)p=0.118
 CCF5 (4.5%)1 (1.9%)p=0.409
 CKD8 (7.3%)2 (3.8%)p=0.398
Stroke4 (3.6%)0 (0%)p=0.164
 Connective tissue disease2 (1.8%)0 (0%)p=0.328
 Dementia0 (0%)1 (1.9%)p=0.145
 Peptic ulcer disease3 (2.7%)1 (1.9%)p=0.758
 Peripheral vascular disease3 (2.7%)1 (1.9%)p=0.758
 Cancer3 (2.7%)0 (0%)p=0.229
 Diabetic complications0 (0%)1 (1.9%)p=0.145
  • AKI, acute kidney injury; CPS, Child-Pugh score; CP A, Child-Pugh A, B and C etc; IHD, ischaemic heart disease; MI, myocardial infarction; CCF, congested cardiac failure; CKD, chronic kidney disease.