A research study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology revealed that infection of the blood filtering organ in the body, which is the kidneys, can occur among people who recover from the Corona virus, and it is exacerbated by the severity of Corona even patients who are not hospitalized and who do not suffer from kidney problems have a double risk. Almost everyone has kidney disease after recovery, compared to someone who did not have corona before.
According to a report by “Bloomberg”, the results in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology highlight another malignant burden of the epidemic that has infected more than 200 million people globally, and data shows that an additional 7.8 people need dialysis or a kidney transplant for every 10,000 Corona patients. Light to medium.
“This is not a small number, if you multiply the huge number of Americans and also globally who may end up with kidney disease eventually,” said Ziad Al-Ali, director of the Center for Clinical Epidemiology at the American Society of Nephrology.
Al-Ali, who led the study documenting the series of debilitating effects that afflicted survivors of the Corona virus, confirmed months of diagnosis from blood clots, stroke, diabetes, difficulty breathing, damage to the heart, liver, and kidneys, depression, anxiety, and memory loss..
Al-Ali’s latest research compared the risks of kidney-related conditions in 89,216 coronavirus survivors versus more than 1.7 million non-epidemic counterparts. Pain or any other symptoms“.
Al-Ali and his colleagues found that COVID-19 patients who were not hospitalized had a 23% higher risk of developing acute kidney injury within six months, a condition that hinders the removal of waste products and toxins from the blood..
Experts stressed that doctors caring for corona survivors should also be alert for a wide range of kidney diseases among these patients.