Proteins Found to ID Patients At High Risk of AKI

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A study has have identified three proteins (urine interleukin-18, urine and plasma neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin/NGAL) that may indicate which patients are at high risk of acute kidney injury (AKI). John Schieszer reports in today's Medical Minute that these protein makers may have advantages over serum creatinine measurements.
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