Renal biomarkers for assessment of kidney function in renal transplant recipients: how do they compare?

@article{Abouchacra2012RenalBF,
  title={Renal biomarkers for assessment of kidney function in renal transplant recipients: how do they compare?},
  author={Samra Abouchacra and Ahmed Chaaban and Raafat Hakim and Nicole Gebran and Hanan El-Jack and Faiz Rashid and Yousef Boobes and Amna Muhairi and Qutaiba Hussain and Imran Khan and Fares D Chedid and Nico Negelkerke},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
  year={2012},
  volume={44},
  pages={1871-1876}
}
Accurate assessment of renal function is of key importance, given its prognostic value. However, gold standard measures are cumbersome, and serum creatinine itself is an insensitive predictor, especially in renal transplant recipients. Though GFR-estimating formulae have been relied upon, they do have their own limitations. Nevertheless, renal biomarkers such as neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) and cystatin C, among others, are now emerging as potentially useful indicators of… CONTINUE READING

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 18 references

Woitas RP Validation of the CKD-EPI formula in patients after renal transplantation

U Pöge, T Gerhardt, B Stoffel-Wagner, T Sauerbruch
NDT • 2011
View 1 Excerpt

The emerging role of bio-markers in diabetes and hypertensive CKD

K Chandhary
Curr Diab Resp 10:32–42 • 2010
View 1 Excerpt

NGAL and progression of chronic kidney disease

D Bolignano, A Lacquanitii, +5 authors M Buemi
CJASN • 2009
View 2 Excerpts

NGAL is a new and sensitive marker of kidney function in CKD patients and renal allograft recipients

J Malyszko, H Bachorzewska-Gajewska
Transpl Proc • 2009
View 3 Excerpts

Analytical study of three cystatin C assay and their impact on cystatin c-based GFR prediction equations

P Delanage, L Pieroni, +5 authors E. Cavalier
Clin Chem Acta • 2008
View 1 Excerpt

Sensitivity and specificity of a single emergency department measurement of urinary NGAL for diagnosis of AKI

TL Nickolas, MJ O’Rourke, J Yang
Ann Intern Med • 2008
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…