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Biomarkers of acute kidney injury in the intensive care unit

Md Ralib, Azrina (2014) Biomarkers of acute kidney injury in the intensive care unit. Other. Malaysian Society of Anaesthesiology, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is common in critical illness, and contributes to high mortality. Current consensus AKI definition is mainly based on functional biomarkers, plasma creatinine and urine output. Emerging studies showed the utility of structural biomarkers for earlier detection of AKI, and stratification of injury severity. A combination of these functional and structural biomarkers is of utility for risk stratification and prediction of outcome. This paper provides an overview of AKI with emphasis on critically ill patients. The major focus is on the early detection of AKI and prediction of outcome by functional and structural biomarkers. The future advances in the use of AKI biomarkers are explored.

Item Type: Monograph (Other)
Additional Information: 3934/39175
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Azrina Md Ralib
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2014 16:17
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2015 16:57
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/39175

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