Pre-operative renal volume predicts peak creatinine after congenital heart surgery in neonates.

@article{Carmody2014PreoperativeRV,
  title={Pre-operative renal volume predicts peak creatinine after congenital heart surgery in neonates.},
  author={J Bryan Carmody and Michael D Seckeler and Cortney R Ballengee and Mark R. Conaway and Krishna Jayakumar and Jennifer R. Charlton},
  journal={Cardiology in the young},
  year={2014},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={831-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Acute kidney injury is common in neonates following surgery for congenital heart disease. We conducted a retrospective analysis to determine whether neonates with smaller pre-operative renal volume were more likely to develop post-operative acute kidney injury. DESIGN/SETTING We conducted a retrospective review of 72 neonates who underwent congenital heart surgery for any lesion other than patent ductus arteriosus at our institution from January 2007 to December 2011. Renal volume… CONTINUE READING
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