Novel troponin-like biomarkers of acute kidney injury.

  title={Novel troponin-like biomarkers of acute kidney injury.},
  author={Emad Ali Abdallah and Emam Waked and Bassam Al-Helal and Reem A Asad and Malak Nabil and Tarek M Harba},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  volume={24 6},
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common and serious condition in both the inpatient and outpatient settings, and its diagnosis depends on serum creatinine measurements. Unfortunately, creatinine is a delayed and unreliable indicator of AKI. The lack of early biomarkers has limited our ability to translate promising experimental therapies to human AKI. Fortunately, understanding the early stress response of the kidney to acute injuries has realized a number of potential biomarkers. For example… CONTINUE READING

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