Fenoldopam for renal protection in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass.

  title={Fenoldopam for renal protection in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass.},
  author={Philippe-Primo R Caimmi and Lorenzo Pagani and Ezio Micalizzi and Cosimo Fiume and Simona Guani and Massimo Bernardi and Fillipo Parodi and Gualtiero Cordero and Maura Fregonara and Emmanouil I Kapetanakis and Massinniano Panella and Carlo Degasperis},
  journal={Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia},
  volume={17 4},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the possible protective effects of fenoldopam on renal function in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. DESIGN Prospective, randomized trial. SETTING University teaching hospital. PARTICIPANTS One hundred sixty consecutive patients with serum creatinine >1.5 mg/dL who underwent uncomplicated moderate hypothermic cardiopulmonary bypass for cardiac surgery. INTERVENTIONS A random group of 80 patients was managed conventionally (group A), whereas another random… CONTINUE READING

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