alexa Serum cystatin C as a marker of the renal function in patients with spinal cord injury.
Toxicology

Toxicology

Journal of Drug Metabolism & Toxicology

Author(s): Thomassen SA, Johannesen IL, Erlandsen EJ, Abrahamsen J, Randers E

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Abstract OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relationship between serum cystatin C, serum creatinine, and (51)Cr-EDTA-clearance in patients with spinal cord injury. SETTING: The Spinal Cord Unit, Viborg-Kjellerup County Hospital. METHODS: Twenty-four men and seven women aged 20.3 to 68.0 years with motor complete spinal cord injury (ASIA A or B) were included. Serum cystatin C was measured by an automated particle-enhanced nephelometric immunoassay (Dade Behring), serum creatinine by an enzymatic method (Vitros 950), and (51)Cr-EDTA-clearance by a multiple plasma sample method. RESULTS: A linear relationship was found between (51)Cr-EDTA-clearance and the reciprocal values of cystatin C and creatinine. The correlation coefficient between (51)Cr-EDTA-clearance and 1/cystatin C was 0.72 compared to the correlation coefficient between (51)Cr-EDTA-clearance and 1/creatinine being 0.26. Comparison of the area under the curves in the non-parametric receiver operating characteristics (ROC) plots for serum cystatin C (area under the curve (AUC)=0.912; SE=0.065), and serum creatinine (AUC=0.507; SE=0.115) revealed significant differences (P-values=0.0005). CONCLUSION: In patients with spinal cord injury serum cystatin C is a better marker of the renal function compared to serum creatinine. This article was published in Spinal Cord and referenced in Journal of Drug Metabolism & Toxicology

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