Implementation of novel biomarkers in the diagnosis, prognosis, and management of acute kidney injury: executive summary from the tenth consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI).
Detection of acute kidney injury is undergoing a dynamic revolution of biomarker technology allowing greater, earlier, and more accurate determination of diagnosis, prognosis, and with powerful implication for management. Biomarkers can be broadly considered as any measurable biologic entity or process that allows differentiation between normal function and injury or disease. The ADQI (Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative) had its Ninth Consensus Conference dedicated to synthesis and formulation of the existing literature on biomarkers for the detection of acute kidney injury in a variety of settings. In the papers that accompany this summary, ADQI workgroups fully develop key concepts from a summary of the literature in the domains of early diagnosis, differential diagnosis, prognosis and management, and concurrent physiologic and imaging measures.
McCullough, PA; Bouchard, J; Waikar, SS; Siew, ED; Endre, ZH; Goldstein, SL; Koyner, JL; Macedo, E; Doi, K; Di Somma, S; Lewington, A; Thadhani, R; Chakravarthi, R; Ice, C; Okusa, MD; Duranteau, J; Doran, P; Yang, L; Jaber, BL; Meehan, S; Kellum, JA; Haase, M; Murray, PT; Cruz, D; Maisel, A; Bagshaw, SM; Chawla, LS; Mehta, RL; Shaw, AD; Ronco, C
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