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Acute Kidney Injury in Patients Operated On for Type A Acute Aortic Dissection: Incidence, Risk Factors and Short-Term Outcomes

Thursday, October 15, 2020

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Source Name: Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery


Zhigang Wang, Min Ge, Tao Chen, Cheng Chen, Qiuyan Zong

Wang et al. present a retrospective single-center study on 712 patients with acute type A dissection who underwent repair utilizing hypothermic circulatory arrest. Within their cohort, preoperative Cystatin-C level and mechanical ventilation times were independent risk factors for acute kidney injury after aortic surgery. Furthermore, acute kidney injury was associated with increased short-term mortality.

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