When urinary L-FABP and NAG are combined, they can detect AKI adequately, even in a heterogeneous population of adult post-cardiac surgery AKI. Combining 2 markers with different sensitivity and specificity presents a reasonable strategy to improve the diagnostic performance of biomarkers.
The Annals of thoracic surgery
Department of Nephrology and Endocrinology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Feb;93(2):577-83
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