Early biomarkers of renal injury and protective effect of erythropoietin on kidneys of asphyxiated newborn rats

Background:The aims of this study were to determine which of the two biomarkers of renal injury, kidney injury molecule-1 or cystatin C, is more sensitive and to evaluate whether erythropoietin protects kidneys injured by perinatal asphyxia.Methods:Animals were split into three groups designated as follows: AE, pups that survived perinatal asphyxia and… CONTINUE READING