Modest serum creatinine elevation affects adverse outcome after general surgery.

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BACKGROUND Modest preoperative serum creatinine elevation (1.5 to 3.0 mg/dL) has been recently shown to be independently associated with morbidity and mortality after cardiac surgery. It is important to know if this association can be applied more broadly to general surgery cases. METHODS Multivariable logistic regression analyses of 46 risk variables in… (More)

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