Impact of hydroxyethyl starch 70/0.5 on acute kidney injury after gastroenterological surgery

@inproceedings{Umegaki2016ImpactOH,
  title={Impact of hydroxyethyl starch 70/0.5 on acute kidney injury after gastroenterological surgery},
  author={Takeshi Umegaki and Takeo Uba and Chisato Sumi and Sachiyo Sakamoto and Sachiko Jomura and Kiichi Hirota and Koh Shingu},
  booktitle={Korean journal of anesthesiology},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Previous studies reported a higher mortality risk and a greater need for renal replacement therapy in patients administered hydroxyethyl starch (HES) rather than other fluid resuscitation preparations. In this study, we investigated the association between 6% HES 70/0.5 use and postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI) in gastroenterological… CONTINUE READING