kidneys web graphicAcute kidney injury (AKI) is a common event following cardiac surgery. This retrospective study presents compelling data that shows that the duration and degree of hypotension is a strong predictor for the degree of kidney injury that occurs during cardiac surgery.

Dr Hiliary Grocott, editor of the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, called the study "conclusive evidence."

Acute Kidney Injury and Cardiac Surgery 

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