Elimination of S100B and renal function after cardiac surgery.

  title={Elimination of S100B and renal function after cardiac surgery.},
  author={Helene J{\"o}nsson and Per Johnsson and Peter H{\"o}glund and Christer Alling and Sten Blomquist},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  volume={14 6},
OBJECTIVES To determine the biologic half-life of the S100B protein and to investigate if the elimination of S100B depends on glomerular filtration rate (GFR). DESIGN Prospective human study. SETTING University hospital. PARTICIPANTS Sixteen patients who underwent cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass. INTERVENTIONS Shed mediastinal blood (autotransfusion) was returned to the patients postoperatively and used to study the kinetics of S100B. Iohexol was infused simultaneously to… CONTINUE READING


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