Table 3.

Kidney biomarkers and major adverse kidney events at discharge

Kidney BiomarkerMajor Adverse Kidney Events at Discharge (n=49)No Major Adverse Kidney Events at Discharge (n=57)P Value
Serum NGAL (ng/ml)
 Time 1485 (340–1190)175 (117–235)<0.001
 Time 2452 (277–952) (n=23)163 (120–439) (n=13)0.01
Urinary NGAL/Ucr (ng/mg Cr)
 Time 11037 (283–6085) (n=42)38 (10–103)<0.001
 Time 2553 (82–2488) (n=20)109 (49–1534) (n=13)0.32
Serum cystatin C (ng/ml)
 Time 12283 (1153–3038)716 (579–923)<0.001
 Time 21565 (1117–2464) (n=23)974 (679–1424) (n=13)0.006
Urinary cystatin C/Ucr (ng/mg Cr)
 Time 1611 (122–1601) (n=42)56 (14–620)<0.001
 Time 2593 (41–1616) (n=20)200 (92–726) (n=13)0.43
Urinary KIM-1/Ucr (ng/mg Cr)
 Time 15.6 (3.0–13.4) (n=42)2.4 (1.2–6.1)<0.001
 Time 25.2 (3.0–7.9) (n=20)4.1 (2.2–7.5) (n=13)0.65
  • NGAL, neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin; Ucr, urinary creatinine; Cr, creatinine; KIM-1, kidney injury molecule-1.