Efficacy of urinary midkine as a biomarker in patients with acute kidney injury

Abstract

The mortality and morbidity associated with acute kidney injury (AKI) remains high, despite advances in interventions. A multifunctional heparin-binding growth factor, midkine (MK), is involved in the pathogenesis of ischemic kidney injury. However, the clinical relevance of MK has not yet been elucidated. The present study investigated whether urinary MK… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10157-016-1318-0

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