Tag: Kidney Function
Using Proenkephalin A 119-159 as a novel biomarker to estimate GFR
In this interview, Prof. Peter Pickkers (Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen) highlights the research background on the novel kidney function biomarker Proenkephalin A 119-159, including a new formula for the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) based on this biomarker.
The Era of AKI Biomarkers
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is featured by acute deterioration in renal function, defined by changes in serum creatinine (SCr), urine output, or both. As one syndrome, AKI encompasses a wide variety of causes and risk factors, leading to a decline in kidney function or renal damage.