Kevin Shrestha

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Both urine and serum neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) reflect active chronic kidney disease and predict acute kidney injury. However, a direct comparison of these markers in acute(More)
OBJECTIVES The goals of this study were to determine: 1) if low-risk patients assessed by a CHADS(2) score, a clinical scoring system quantifying a risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation(More)
Neopterin is synthesized by macrophages upon stimulation with gamma-interferon, and high neopterin production is associated with cellular immune activation and increased production of reactive oxygen(More)
BACKGROUND Patients who underwent orthotopic heart transplant (OHT) can develop vasoplegia, which is associated with high mortality and morbidity. Herein we examine the pre-operative risk in OHT(More)
BACKGROUND New urinary biomarkers, such as neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL), kidney injury molecule-1 (KIM-1), and interleukin-18 (IL-18), are proposed to allow a more reliable early(More)