Urinary biomarkers and acute kidney injury in children: the long road to clinical application

@article{Schiffl2013UrinaryBA,
  title={Urinary biomarkers and acute kidney injury in children: the long road to clinical application},
  author={Helmut Schiffl and Susanne Lang},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2013},
  volume={28},
  pages={837-842}
}
Pediatric acute kidney injury is rising with the advances in technology available for children with chronic conditions or those who are critically ill. Serum creatinine and urine output, traditional markers of renal function, often allow only delayed and unreliable diagnosis of acute kidney injury. Biomarker development in pediatric patients with low disease prevalence is challenging (small cohorts, few analyzable events). In this issue of Pediatric Nephrology, Ivanisevic and colleagues report… CONTINUE READING