Plasma Biomarkers in Predicting Renal Recovery from Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Patients.

Affiliation

The Center for Critical Care Nephrology, Department of Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, [Email]

Abstract

Numerous studies have suggested a possible role for acute kidney injury (AKI) biomarkers in predicting renal recovery both before and after renal replacement therapy (RRT). However, definitions for recovery and whether to include patients dying but free of RRT may influence results.

Keywords

Acute kidney injury,Biomarkers,Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin,Renal recovery,Renal replacement therapy,