International Journal of Nephrology / 2012 / Article / Fig 1

Review Article

Inflammatory Mechanisms of Organ Crosstalk during Ischemic Acute Kidney Injury

Figure 1

AKI and organ crosstalk. AKI induces remote organ injury in the heart, brain, lungs, liver, and gut involving multiple inflammatory pathways, including increased expression of soluble proinflammatory mediators, innate and adaptive immunity, cellular apoptosis, physiologic derangements and genomic changes.

We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly and safely as possible. Any author submitting a COVID-19 paper should notify us at to ensure their research is fast-tracked and made available on a preprint server as soon as possible. We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted articles related to COVID-19. Sign up here as a reviewer to help fast-track new submissions.