ERA-EDTA: No Longer-Term Kidney Benefit for Off-Pump CABG

June 3, 2014 5:09 PM

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TUESDAY, June 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- For patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, an intervention that reduces the risk of acute kidney injury does not preserve kidney function at one year, according to a study published online June 2 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. This research was published to coincide with presentation at the European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association Congress, held from May 31 to June 3 in Amsterdam.

Amit X. Garg, M.D., Ph.D., from Western University in London, Canada, and colleagues examined whether an intervention that reduces the risk of acute kidney injury better preserves kidney function at one year. Patients undergoing first CABG surgery were randomized to receive surgery with a beating-he...

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