Acute kidney injury after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Thongprayoon2015AcuteKI,
  title={Acute kidney injury after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Charat Thongprayoon and Wisit Cheungpasitporn and Narat Srivali and Patompong Ungprasert and Wonngarm Kittanamongkolchai and Kevin L Greason and Kianoush B Kashani},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={2015},
  volume={41 4-5},
  pages={372-82}
}
BACKGROUND The objective of this meta-analysis was to evaluate the risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) in patients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). METHODS A literature search was performed using MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and clinicaltrials.gov from inception through October, 2014. Studies that reported relative risks, ORs, or hazard ratios comparing the AKI risk in patients who underwent TAVR versus those who underwent surgical… CONTINUE READING

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