Kristofer Freeland

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BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a serious complication of cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) which increases postoperative morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVES The study was designed to assess the incidence of AKI and associated risk factors in patients undergoing CPB ancillary to coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), valve(More)
BACKGROUND Although the individual effect of head trauma and intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) causing blood-brain barrier (BBB) disruption has been studied separately, their combined effect on the integrity of BBB has not been investigated. This study examines the effects of IAH and head trauma, individually and in combination, on the permeability of the(More)
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