Project

Diagnostic and therapeutic approach of acute kidney injury in children

Duration
01 October 2015 → 30 September 2019
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Pediatrics and neonatology
    • Pediatrics and neonatology
    • Nursing
    • Pediatrics and neonatology
Keywords
dehydration biomarkers kidney failure detection
 
Project description

Acute kidney insufficiency is a major problem in developing countries and definitely in children with a high mortality. This year in the ISN (International Society of Nephrology) mission statement an action plan was included " 0 by 25 " to drastically decrease acute kidney failure in developing countries. In this research project the usefullness of biomarkers in the early detection of acute kidney failure and dehydration will be studied.