1Division of Medicine, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway.
2Center for Heart Failure Research, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
3Division of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
4Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland.
5Bioinformatics Core Facility, Institute for Medical Informatics, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway.
6University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
7Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.
8Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål, Oslo, Norway.
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Akershus University Hospital and the Research Council of Norway supported this study. The FINNish Acute Kidney Injury Study got the special state subsidy (EVO) grants from Helsinki University (TYH 2013343, TYH 2013106, and T102010070), from Academy of Finland.
Dr. Petäjä’s institutions received funding from EVO grants from Helsinki University (TYH 2013343, TYH 2013106, and T102010070), and they disclosed that the Academy of Finland supported FINNish Acute Kidney Injury Study. Drs. Christensen, Omland, and Røsjø disclosed that they are partners in a patent (PCT/GB0818650.4) filed by the University of Oslo regarding the use of secretoneurin as a biomarker in patients with cardiovascular disease and patients with critical illness, and they have financial interests in CardiNor AS, which holds the license to commercialize secretoneurin. They have also received personal fees from CardiNor AS. Drs. Myhre, Omland, and Røsjø have also received personal fees from Novartis. Dr. Omland received funding as a member of the editorial board of the journal Circulation, and from Abbott, Bayer, Roche, and Novartis. He has also received research funding from Abbott, Roche, Singulex, and AstraZeneca. Dr. Omland has served on advisory boards and received speaker´s honoraria and travel funding from Roche Diagnostics and Roche Diagnostics provided high-sensitivity troponin T and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide kits at a reduced price via Akershus University Hospital. Drs. Omland and Rosjo disclosed that Akershus University Hospital and the Research Council of Norway supported this study. The remaining authors have disclosed that they do not have any potential conflicts of interest.
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