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The effect of preoperative renal dysfunction with or without dialysis on early postoperative outcome following cardiac surgery

Al-Sarraf, Nael; Thalib, Lukman; Hughes, Ann Maree; Houlihan, Maighread; Tolan, Michael; Young, Vincent; McGovern, Eillish


Objectives: Although previous studies have shown increased mortality in renal dysfunction patients undergoing cardiac surgery, there is lack of data on the pattern of postoperative complications that occur in such patients and their distribution among dialysis and non-dialysis dependent renal dysfunction. Methods: This is a retrospective review of prospectively collected data over 8 year period of cardiac surgery patients. Our cohort consisted of 3598 consecutive patients divided into: normal...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Surgery
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2010.11.006


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