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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Impact of a new definition of acute kidney injury based on creatinine kinetics in cardiac surgery patients: a comparison with the RIFLE classification

Jose M. Garrido, Angel M. Candela-Toha, Diego Parise-Roux, Mayte Tenorio, Victor Abraira, Jose M. del Rey, Beatriz Prada, Andrea Ferreiro and Fernando Liaño.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

March 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Cardiovascular Medicine. 4539 words.


Acute kidney injury (AKI) after cardiac surgery is associated with adverse patient outcome. A new definition and staging system for AKI based on...

Dopamine therapy for patients at risk of renal dysfunction following cardiac surgery: science or fiction?

Edwin B.C. Woo, Augustine T.M. Tang, Ahmed El Gamel, Brian Keevil, Donna Greenhalgh, Mark Patrick, Mark T. Jones and Timothy L. Hooper.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

July 2002; p ublished online July 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3283 words.

Objectives: We aimed to evaluate the renoprotective role of renal-dose dopamine on cardiac surgical patients at high risk of postoperative renal dysfunction. The latter...