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2020 Jan 09

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg

The impact of acute kidney injury by serum creatinine or urine output criteria on major adverse kidney events in cardiac surgery patients.


Priyanka P, Zarbock A, Izawa J, Gleason TG, Renfurm RW, Kellum JA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 09.
PMID: 32033818.


Oliguria after cardiac surgery remains of uncertain clinical significance. Therefore, we investigated the relationship of acute kidney injury severity across urine output and creatinine domains with the risk for major adverse kidney events at 180 days. We aimed to determine the impact of acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery.