Boguslaw Poniatowski

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Few biomarkers exist to monitor chronic kidney disease (CKD). Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL), a member of lipocalin family, has recently been proven useful to(More)
The aim of the study was to assess whether NGAL and cystatin C could predict contrast-induced nephropathy in non-diabetic patients (n=60, mean age 60+/-11 years) with normal serum creatinine(More)
Heart failure and chronic kidney disease share a number of risk factors and pathophysiological pathways. Renal insufficiency is common in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). The aim of the(More)
The current Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI) guidelines advocate creatinine-based equations for estimating GFR to identify patients with potential kidney disease and classify them(More)
BACKGROUND Hypertension is a widely accepted risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD), chronic heart failure, and chronic kidney disease (CKD). In kidney transplant recipients, the prevalence of(More)