Effect of intraoperative fluid optimisation on renal function in patients undergoing emergency abdominal surgery: a randomised controlled pilot study (ISRCTN 11799696).

@article{Harten2008EffectOI,
  title={Effect of intraoperative fluid optimisation on renal function in patients undergoing emergency abdominal surgery: a randomised controlled pilot study (ISRCTN 11799696).},
  author={Johann M Harten and Joseph E. M. Crozier and Brian J McCreath and Andrea Hay and Donald Calum McMillan and C S Mcardle and James Kinsella},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={197-204}
}
BACKGROUND Emergency abdominal surgery carries a high risk of postoperative morbidity and mortality. Goal directed therapy has been advocated to improve outcome in high-risk surgery. The aim of the present pilot study was to examine the effect of goal directed therapy using fluid alone on postoperative renal function and organ failure score in patients undergoing emergency abdominal surgery. METHODS This prospective randomised pilot study included patients over the age of 50 undergoing… CONTINUE READING

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