The impact of major perioperative renal insult on long-term renal function and survival after cardiac surgery.

Abstract

Temporary renal replacement therapy (RRT) facilitates recovery from a major perioperative renal injury and, although RRT can improve the hospital outcome, it is not known as to whether it mitigates long-term renal sequelae. Therefore, we investigated the risk of long-term dialysis after RRT post-cardiac surgery. We analysed prospectively the data collected… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/icvts/ivs106

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