Hydroxyethyl Starch 130/0.4 and the Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiopulmonary Bypass: A Single-Center Retrospective Study.


OBJECTIVES To investigate whether using hydroxyethyl starch (HES) 130/0.4 as a pump prime and for intraoperative fluid therapy is associated with postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) after adult cardiac surgery. DESIGN Retrospective observational study. SETTING University hospital, single center. PARTICIPANTS Six hundred six adult patients who… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.jvca.2015.10.010


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