Navigation Links
Mayo Clinic-led study identifies biomarkers for early risk assessment of acute kidney injury
Date:2/6/2013

ROCHESTER, Minn. Acute kidney injury strikes large numbers of hospitalized patients, including those with no prior kidney-related illness, and is one of the most costly and deadly conditions affecting critically ill patients. Findings published today in Critical Care from a Mayo Clinic-led, multicenter study identify two biomarkers of acute kidney injury that can be easily measured in urine and detect affected patients roughly 12 to 36 hours earlier than current tests.

"Failure to recognize and manage acute kidney injury in the early stages can lead to devastating outcomes for patients and increased costs to the health care system. Unfortunately, current blood and urine tests are not able to detect it early enough to avoid further complications or provide any chance for intervention," says lead author Kianoush B. Kashani, M.D., a nephrologist and intensivist at Mayo Clinic.

The study's findings give physicians a tool to determine early on whether a patient is at risk, Dr. Kashani says.

Researchers evaluated nearly 340 biomarkers to find the two with the highest correlation to kidney injury risk. The markers, Insulin Growth Factor Binding Protein-7 (IGFBP-7) and Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinases-2 (TIMP-2), were later validated by another multicenter study known as the Sapphire Trial.


'/>"/>

Contact: Rebecca Eisenman
newsbureau@mayo.edu
507-284-5005
Mayo Clinic
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Ability to metabolize tamoxifen affects breast cancer outcomes, Mayo Clinic-led study confirms
2. Mayo Clinic-led study unravels biological pathway that controls the leakiness of blood vessels
3. Study to test whether hearing aids can help prevent falls
4. Study identifies skiers who can be successfully treated without surgery after an ACL tear
5. Study of brain cooling and clot-busting drug therapy for stroke receives FDA OK to expand
6. Shift to Hospice Care Often Comes Too Late, Study Finds
7. Steroid Shots for Tennis Elbow Miss the Mark: Study
8. Diabetes Drug May Offer Modest Weight Loss for Very Obese Teens: Study
9. Mammogram every 2 years has same benefit as yearly mammogram for older women, UCSF study finds
10. Sunshine Linked to Lower Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk: Study
11. Patient Involvement Lowers Health Costs, Study Says
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/20/2017)... TX (PRWEB) , ... September 20, 2017 , ... ... date of the much-anticipated fall event , Look Awesome This Autumn with ... personalized consultations, special pricing and refreshments. , Mirror Mirror Beauty Boutique is ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... September 20, 2017 , ... Announced that Clear Global ... support services market) has entered into an agreement on September 1, 2017 with ... PGSD is the first private Dental School to launch an online, accredited Post ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... , ... Compliancy Group is proud to announce that its ... another long-time client pass their Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office ... to the help of the Compliancy Group's Audit Response Program™, not a single ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... September 20, 2017 , ... In just a short ... has already been receiving positive feedback from customers trying the product for the first ... Daily Brain Booster was developed by neurosurgeon Shawn Moore, MD, for everyone from athletes ...
(Date:9/20/2017)... ... September 20, 2017 , ... Five consumer packaged goods ... market impact in 27 different categories. Nopavera Plus was named to the ... be announced at SupplySide West 2017 during presentations at SupplySide Central on Sept. 27 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/7/2017)... 2017  For nearly two decades, New Life Agency has been committed ... industry. Today, New Life Agency announces a powerful three-way partnership designed to ... ... ... http://pharmacarecard.com/ (PRNewsfoto/PharmaCareCard) ...
(Date:9/7/2017)...   BioLife Solutions , Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS ... grade cell and tissue hypothermic storage and ... , President and CEO, will be presenting at two investment ... Renshaw 19 th Annual Global Investment Conference on Tuesday, ... time). The conference is being held at the New York ...
(Date:9/6/2017)... Sept. 6, 2017 NeuroRx, a clinical stage biopharma ... and Behavior (ASIB), has been granted Fast Track status by ... of NRX-100 (ketamine HCl) followed by NRX-101 (D-cycloserine + lurasidone). ... trial of this sequential therapy targeting patients who are admitted ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: