This observational study assesses the prognostic ability of serum cystatin C in determining the need for dialysis or the outcome of death in acute renal failure patients. The prognostic potential for Cystatin C is compared against that for serum creatinine, urine output, and blood urea nitrogen.

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Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Target Audience: Faculty, Fellows
Title: Serum Cystatin C for Prediction of Dialysis Requirement or Death in Acute Kidney Injury: A Comparative Study
Citation: American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2009, Volume 54, pp. 1025-33
Date Created: 2009
Revisions: None Indicated
Disclaimers: None Indicated
Resource Type: Text
Other: Presented at ECU Nephrology Journal Club 12/15/09
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