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