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Evaluation of urinary markers in acute renal failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9864665     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Acute renal failure continues to be a difficult clinical problem despite developments in dialysis and critical care. Diagnosis of the etiology frequently determines treatment. Urinalysis remains an essential diagnostic tool in the approach to acute renal failure, particularly with the current emphasis on cost-containment and evidence-based medicine. This review focuses on some of the characteristic features in the urinalysis found in different forms of acute renal failure, current developments into the molecular basis for these urinary abnormalities, and new markers on the horizon.
H Rabb
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in nephrology and hypertension     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1062-4821     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Nephrol. Hypertens.     Publication Date:  1998 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-03-03     Completed Date:  1999-03-03     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9303753     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  681-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Nephrology, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis 55415, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Biological Markers / urine
Kidney Failure, Acute / diagnosis*,  urine*
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0/Biological Markers

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