neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin


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neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL)

A 25kDa secretory protein found in neutrophils which accumulates extensively in kidneys after ischaemic injury. NGAL has been found to be a sensitive marker of early renal failure.
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Association of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin with the severity of coronary artery disease.
11) showed that there was a highly significant positive correlation between anti-dsDNA and urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin level with active lupus nephritis.
Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin, cystatin Cand eGFR indicate acute kidney injury and predict prognosis of patients with acute pulmonary embolism.
Is plasma and urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) determination in donors and recipients predictive of renal function after kidney transplantation?
Identification of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a novel early urinary biomarker for ischemic renal injury," Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, vol.
Kusnierz-Cabala, "Usefulness of measuring urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) and calculating NGAL to creatinine ratio as early markers of kidney dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes," Diagnostyka Laboratoryjna, vol.
sup][7],[8] Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) and cystatin C (CysC), which are the clinical utility of certain novel AKI biomarkers, have been already evaluated in various clinical conditions and deemed as good as or better than Cr in detecting AKI, particularly in the early stage.
Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin in kidney transplantation is an early marker of graft dysfunction and is associated with one year renal function.
Induction of Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin in Vascular Injury via Activation of Nuclear Factor-KB.
Objective: To evaluate the diagnostic significance of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in detecting the development of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients undergoing contrast imaging in an emergency department setting.
Promising diagnostic injury markers include neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL), kidney injury molecule 1 (KIM-1), interleukin 18 (IL-18) and liver-type fatty acid binding protein (L-FABP).
Objective: To compare the accuracy of urine with plasma neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) in early detection of acute kidney injury (AKI) following cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) surgery.
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