Preoperative fluid retention increases blood loss during major open abdominal surgery

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BACKGROUND Quantification of renal fluid conservation is possible by urine analysis, and the results can indicate dehydration. The present report sought to determine whether this fluid retention correlates with fluid requirements during major abdominal surgeries that have estimated operating times ≥ 2 h. METHODS Urine colour, specific weight, osmolality… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s13741-017-0068-1

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