Svetlana K. Eden

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The use of novel biomarkers to detect incident acute kidney injury (AKI) in the critically ill is hindered by heterogeneity of injury and the potentially confounding effects of prevalent AKI. Here we examined the ability of urine NGAL (NGAL), L-type fatty acid-binding protein (L-FABP), and cystatin C to predict AKI development, death, and dialysis in a(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with hospitalized acute kidney injury (AKI) are at increased risk for accelerated loss of kidney function, morbidity, and mortality. We sought to inform efforts at improving post-AKI outcomes by describing the receipt of renal-specific laboratory test surveillance among a large high-risk cohort. METHODS We acquired clinical data from(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship between parental acculturation and infant feeding style in a sample of Latino parents. METHODS A post hoc analysis was performed using data from an ongoing four-site randomized controlled trial to promote early childhood obesity prevention. Cross-sectional data of parent-child dyads at the 12-month well-child visit who(More)
OBJECTIVE Hospital-acquired acute kidney injury (HA-AKI) is a potentially preventable cause of morbidity and mortality. Identifying high-risk patients prior to the onset of kidney injury is a key step towards AKI prevention. MATERIALS AND METHODS A national retrospective cohort of 1,620,898 patient hospitalizations from 116 Veterans Affairs hospitals was(More)
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