Whole blood assessment of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin versus pediatricRIFLE for acute kidney injury diagnosis and prognosis after pediatric cardiac surgery: Cross-sectional study

Zaccaria Ricci, Roberta Netto, Cristiana Garisto, Claudia Iacoella, Isabella Favia, Paola Cogo

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE:: To assess the ability of a single whole blood neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin measurement in predicting acute kidney injury occurrence, its severity, and the need for postoperative renal replacement therapy after pediatric cardiac surgery. DESIGN:: Single-center prospective cross-sectional study. SETTING:: Tertiary care pediatric cardiac intensive care unit. PATIENTS:: Consecutive children

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)667-670
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Critical Care Medicine
Volume13
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2012

Keywords

  • acute kidney injury
  • cardiopulmonary bypass
  • congenital heart disease
  • neutrophil gelatinasea-associated lipocalin
  • pediatric cardiac surgery
  • renal replacement therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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