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Crit Care. 2015 Jun 16;19:252. doi: 10.1186/s13054-015-0965-y.

The potential utility of urinary biomarkers for risk prediction in combat casualties: a prospective observational cohort study.

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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA. ian.stewart@us.af.mil.
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David Grant Medical Center, 101 Boden Circle, Travis Air Force Base, CA, 94535, USA. ian.stewart@us.af.mil.
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San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Ft Sam, Houston, TX, 78234-6200, USA. kristen.r.glass.mil@mail.mil.
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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA. kristen.r.glass.mil@mail.mil.
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United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3698 Chambers Pass STE B, JBSA Ft Sam, Houston, TX, 78234-7767, USA. jeffhoward01@gmail.com.
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San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Ft Sam, Houston, TX, 78234-6200, USA. benjamin.d.morrow4.mil@mail.mil.
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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA. benjamin.d.morrow4.mil@mail.mil.
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San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Ft Sam, Houston, TX, 78234-6200, USA. jonathan.a.sosnov.mil@mail.mil.
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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA. jonathan.a.sosnov.mil@mail.mil.
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1211 Medical Center Drive, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA. edward.siew@Vanderbilt.Edu.
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1211 Medical Center Drive, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA. nancy.wickersham@Vanderbilt.Edu.
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Kessler Medical Center, 301 Fisher St, Keesler AFB, MS, 39534, USA. wayne.latack@us.af.mil.
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San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Ft Sam, Houston, TX, 78234-6200, USA. hana.k.kwan.mil@mail.mil.
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Eglin Hospital, 307 Boatner Road, Eglin Air Force Base, FL, 32542, USA. kdheegard@yahoo.com.
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United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3698 Chambers Pass STE B, JBSA Ft Sam, Houston, TX, 78234-7767, USA. christinadiaz@gmail.com.
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San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Ft Sam, Houston, TX, 78234-6200, USA. aaron.t.henderson2.mil@mail.mil.
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San Antonio Military Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Ft Sam, Houston, TX, 78234-6200, USA. kristin.k.saenz.mil@mail.mil.
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1211 Medical Center Drive, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA. alp.ikizler@Vanderbilt.Edu.
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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 4301 Jones Bridge Rd, Bethesda, MD, 20814, USA. kevin.k.chung.mil@mail.mil.
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United States Army Institute of Surgical Research, 3698 Chambers Pass STE B, JBSA Ft Sam, Houston, TX, 78234-7767, USA. kevin.k.chung.mil@mail.mil.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION:

Traditional risk scoring prediction models for trauma use either anatomically based estimations of injury or presenting vital signs. Markers of organ dysfunction may provide additional prognostic capability to these models. The objective of this study was to evaluate if urinary biomarkers are associated with poor outcomes, including death and the need for renal replacement therapy.

METHODS:

We conducted a prospective, observational study in United States Military personnel with traumatic injury admitted to the intensive care unit at a combat support hospital in Afghanistan.

RESULTS:

Eighty nine patients with urine samples drawn at admission to the intensive care unit were studied. Twelve patients subsequently died or needed renal replacement therapy. Median admission levels of urinary cystatin C (CyC), interleukin 18 (IL-18), L-type fatty acid binding protein (LFABP) and neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) were significantly higher in patients that developed the combined outcome of death or need for renal replacement therapy. Median admission levels of kidney injury molecule-1 were not associated with the combined outcome. The area under the receiver operating characteristic curves for the combined outcome were 0.815, 0.682, 0.842 and 0.820 for CyC, IL-18, LFABP and NGAL, respectively. Multivariable regression adjusted for injury severity score, revealed CyC (OR 1.97, 95 % confidence interval 1.26-3.10, p = 0.003), LFABP (OR 1.92, 95 % confidence interval 1.24-2.99, p = 0.004) and NGAL (OR 1.80, 95 % confidence interval 1.21-2.66, p = 0.004) to be significantly associated with the composite outcome.

CONCLUSIONS:

Urinary biomarker levels at the time of admission are associated with death or need for renal replacement therapy. Larger multicenter studies will be required to determine how urinary biomarkers can best be used in future prediction models.

PMID:
26077788
PMCID:
PMC4487799
DOI:
10.1186/s13054-015-0965-y
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