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BACKGROUND The correlations between ambulatory blood pressure measurements (ABPM) and serum cystatin C (Cys C), serum creatinine (Cr), microalbumin (MA), and β2-microglobulin (β2-MG) levels in 24 h (24-h) urine were analyzed in children with solitary kidney (SK) and compared to healthy children. METHODS Fifty children with normal functioning SK and 25(More)
Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is considered as the most common form of renal replacement therapy for newborns including preterms with acute kidney injury (AKI). Although there are several reports describing successful PD performed for AKI in preterm infants, there is no data describing the use of PD to treat AKI in preterm newborns with congenital diaphragmatic(More)
AIM The study investigated a number of biomarkers for the early diagnosis of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN), which is an important cause of acute kidney injury (AKI). MATERIAL AND METHODS The study included 91 children scheduled for elective cardiac angiography and 50 healthy controls. Biomarkers including serum (s) and urinary (u) sodium, serum and(More)
Liver-type fatty acid-binding protein is a small cytoplasmic protein which is expressed in the human renal proximal tubular epithelium and synthesized in response to renal tubular injury. The aim of the present study was to investigate the importance of urinary liver-type fatty acid-binding protein levels in children who diagnosed with vesicoureteral(More)
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