- Created: Thursday, 24 September 2015 15:40
- Written by Rishi
Acute 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."