Serum cystatin C and urinary enzymes as screening markers of renal dysfunction in diabetic patients

Uslu S., Efe B., Alatas O., Kebapci N., Colak O., Demirustu C. , ...More

JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY, vol.18, no.5, pp.559-567, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.559-567


Background: In clinical practice, the assessment and follow-up of early renal dysfunction is important in diabetic nephropathy. Therefore, this study was designed to determine whether the serum cystatin C (Cys C) and activities of some tubular enzymes could be used as screening markers for renal dysfunction in diabetic patients.