Measuring glomerular filtration rate in acute kidney injury: Yes, but not yet

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Acute kidney injury has become a major focus for nephrologists and critical care physicians. The development of structural biomarkers is proceeding, but the results to date have been disappointing. The use of a shortened creatinine clearance as a functional acute kidney injury biomarker is not new but has not been compared with that of other diagnostic approaches. A rapid, repeatable, and accurate measured glomerular filtration rate would be the gold standard for a functional biomarker and is not far off.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number158
JournalCritical Care
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 24 2012


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  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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