Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin levels during the first 48 hours of intensive care may indicate upcoming acute kidney injury


KAMIŞ F. , YEGENAGA I., Musul M., BAYDEMİR C., Bek S., Kalender B., ...More

JOURNAL OF CRITICAL CARE, vol.34, pp.89-94, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2016.04.012
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRITICAL CARE
  • Page Numbers: pp.89-94
  • Keywords: Acute kidney injury, Critically ill, Biomarker, NGAL, ACUTE-RENAL-FAILURE, INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE SYNDROME, BIOMARKERS, NGAL, CLASSIFICATION, SEVERITY, OUTCOMES, PLASMA

Abstract

Purpose: The recognition of acute kidney injury (AKI) as early as possible is important in the intensive care unit. This study proposes that serum and urine levels of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) may be used for this purpose.