Recent Publications

Performance of a Standardized Clinical Assay for Urinary C-C Motif Chemokine Ligand 14 (CCL14) for Persistent Severe Acute Kidney Injury

CONCLUSIONS: Using a clinical assay, these standardized cutoffs (1.3 and 13 ng/ml) allow for the identification of patients at high risk for the development of persistent severe AKI. These results…

Early differentiation between sepsis and sterile inflammation via urinary gene signatures of metabolic dysregulation

CONCLUSIONS: Whole-genome transcriptomic profiling of urinary cells revealed focused probe panels that can function as an early diagnostic tool for differentiating sepsis from sterile SIRS. Functional analysis of differentially expressed…

Association of Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System Inhibitors and Outcomes of Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19

CONCLUSIONS: Among patients hospitalized for COVID-19 who were taking AHAs, prior use of a combination of RAASIs and other AHAs was associated with higher in-hospital mortality than the use of…

Postoperative Overtriage to an Intensive Care Unit Is Associated With Low Value of Care

CONCLUSIONS: Low-acuity postoperative patients who were overtriaged to ICUs had increased total costs, no improvements in outcomes, and received low-value care.