Cystatin C is correlated with mortality in patients with and without acute kidney injury.

@article{Bell2009CystatinCI,
  title={Cystatin C is correlated with mortality in patients with and without acute kidney injury.},
  author={Max Bell and Fredrik N Granath and Johan M{\aa}rtensson and Erland L{\"o}fberg and Anders Ekbom and Claes-Roland Martling},
  journal={Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={24 10},
  pages={3096-102}
}
BACKGROUND Recent research has shown cystatin C to predict mortality and cardiovascular morbidity independent of renal function. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognostic value of cystatin C on mortality in adult general ICU patients with acute kidney injury (AKI). We later expanded the study and included patients without signs of AKI. METHODS… CONTINUE READING