Post-op kidney risk reduced in 'off-pump' patients

June 3, 2014 2:03 PM

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Schulich colleague Dr. Richard Novick was also among the paper’s co-authors.

Up to 30 percent of patients develop mild or moderate acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery. The effects of mild or moderate acute kidney injury on long-term kidney function are not clear, and it has not been proven in any trial that an intervention that reduces the risk of acute kidney injury b...

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