Essays about: "AKI"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the word AKI.

  1. 1. Predicting Acute Kidney Injury In Sepsis Patients: A Machine Learning Approach

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Biomedicinsk teknik

    Author : Patrik Laurell; Dwight Lidman; [2022]
    Keywords : machine learning; sepsis; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Sepsis-induced Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) is a common cause of death for sepsis patients, yet it is poorly understood by the medical community. Using Tandem Mass Spectrometry (MS/MS), the blood plasma of 135 sepsis patients has been analyzed to measure protein levels. READ MORE

  2. 2. Cystatin C och cylindrar i urin från hundar på intensivvårdsavdelning

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Matilda Axelsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Cystatin C; cylindrar; AKI; hund; IVA; tubuliskada; urinmarkör;

    Abstract : Akuta njurskador (AKI) är ett samlingsbegrepp för olika tillstånd som innebär skada på njurarna med akut uppkomst. Många olika etiologier kan ligga bakom AKI hos hund, exempelvis förgiftning, infektion, blödning och sepsis. Njurarnas anatomiska strukturer påverkas olika beroende på vilken eller vilka etiologier som är inblandade. READ MORE

  3. 3. Does China’s Growing Economic Engagement Hamper Intra-regional Trade in ECOWAS?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Petja Aki Samuli Karppinen; [2020]
    Keywords : Trade; China; ECOWAS; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The rapid growth of China’s economic influence in the Economic Community of Western Africa (ECOWAS) in recent decades has raised concerns about its impact on many aspects of economic development in the region. One issue is the potential negative impact on intra-regional trade, as the influx of Chinese imports could harm local industries while the growing commodity exports to China could reinforce resource dependency. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sino-African Economic Ties and Democracy

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Petja Aki Samuli Karppinen; [2019]
    Keywords : China; Africa; trade; democracy; FDI; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study is set to provide quantitative evidence on the effect of China’s growing economic presence on democracy in Africa, with a special focus on the role of trade and FDI, because most of the literature has focused on the role of aid, even though the increase in trade and FDI has been much more prominent in the 2000s. On the basis of a quantitative cross-country analysis, the study attempts to answer the research question ​‘does the increasing economic dependence on China influence democratisation in Africa?’​. READ MORE

  5. 5. Measurement and validation of urinary cystatin C by particle-enhanced turbidimetric immunoassay on Architect ci8200

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för medicinsk biokemi och mikrobiologi

    Author : Feria Hikmet Noraddin; [2011]
    Keywords : avian antibodies; cystatin C; method validation; particle-enhanced turbidimetric immunoassay; urine;

    Abstract : Cystatin C, a 13 kDa low molecular weight protein is an inhibitor of cysteine proteases. Due to its low molecular weight and positive charge at physiological pH, it is freely filtered by the glomerulus and catabolized after reabsorption by proximal tubular cells with a low concentration (0.03-0.3 mg/L) in urine amongst healthy subjects. READ MORE