Urine biomarkers predict acute kidney injury and mortality in very low birth weight infants.


OBJECTIVES To test the hypothesis that noninvasive urinary biomarkers may improve early identification, differentiate causes, and predict outcomes of acute kidney injury (AKI) in very low birth weight subjects. STUDY DESIGN We performed 2 nested case-control studies to compare the ability of 6 urine biomarkers to predict AKI (rise in serum creatinine of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2011.05.045