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The challenges of assessing acute kidney injury in infants.
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PMID:  21878953     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Definitions of pediatric acute kidney injury (AKI) use changes of serum creatinine. There is a paucity of well-designed studies in infants because of creatinine age-dependency. The emerging role of cystatin C as a superior marker of renal dysfunction led to a carefully conducted study on AKI in infants by Zappitelli et al. This Commentary calls for the development of age-independent serum creatinine and estimated glomerular filtration rate z scores.
Authors:
Guido M Filler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Kidney international     Volume:  80     ISSN:  1523-1755     ISO Abbreviation:  Kidney Int.     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0323470     Medline TA:  Kidney Int     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  567-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
1] Department of Pediatrics, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, Ontario, Canada [2] Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.
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