Urine IL-18 levels as a predictor of acute kidney injury in intensive care patients

@article{Mehta2006UrineIL,
  title={Urine IL-18 levels as a predictor of acute kidney injury in intensive care patients},
  author={Ravindra L Mehta},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Nephrology},
  year={2006},
  volume={2},
  pages={252-253}
}
DESIGN AND INTERVENTION This case–control study included patients recruited into the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Network trial between March 1996 and March 1999, who had provided ≥2 urine specimens within 3 days of study entry. Baseline serum creatinine >1.2 mg/dl (>106.1 μmol/l) was an exclusion criterion. For each patient who developed AKI within 6 days of study entry, two control patients without AKI were randomly chosen from those who were alive on the day that AKI developed… CONTINUE READING

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